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Table 2 Preferences of Indigenous populations at the end-of-life

From: Key features of palliative care service delivery to Indigenous peoples in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States: a comprehensive review

Preferences Australia Canada NZ USA No. of articles
Family and Community Community Support None identified X [32, 35] X [11] X [2, 29, 39] 6
Presence of Families X [40] X [32] X [9, 11, 24, 26] X [27, 29] 8
Families Involved in Decision-making X [14, 31] X [42] X [24, 26, 30] X [27] 7
Families Involved in Care X [14] X [32] X [9, 11, 26, 41] X [23, 29, 39] 9
Spiritual and Cultural Die at Home X [14, 31, 40] X [32, 33, 42] X [11, 26, 41] X [2, 23, 27, 29, 39, 43] 15
Ceremonies X [14, 40] X [32, 33, 35, 42] X [26] X [29, 43] 9
Language X [14] None identified X [26] X [39] 3
Spiritual X [28, 31, 40] X [32, 35, 42] X [41] X [27] 8
Pass on Knowledge X [40] X [32] None identified X [2] 3
Service Delivery Staff X [14, 28] X [32, 42] X [9] X [27] 6