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Table 3 Study participant (patients and relatives) characteristics

From: Feasibility, acceptability and adaption of dignity therapy: a mixed methods study achieving 360° feedback

Patients (N = 30)  
Age in years   Mean: 63 SD: 9.9 Range: 38–88
Gender Female: 20 (67%) Male: 10 (33%)
ECOG at admission Median: 3 Mean: 2.77 SD: 0.73 Range: 1–4
PPS at admission Median: 40 Mean: 45 SD: 12.8 Range: 30–80
Period of time in months (years) between first diagnosis and first DT interview   Mean: 33 (2.76) SD: 39.29 (3.28) Range: 1–163
(0.06–13.62)
Main diagnosis Gastrointestinal cancers: 10 (33.3%)
Gynaecological cancers: 8 (26.7%)
Lung cancers: 5 (16.7%)
Urology cancers: 4 (13.3%)
Neurological diseases 2 (6.7%)
Dermatological cancers: 1 (3.3%)
Length of inpatient stay in days Median: 15.5 Mean: 22.5 SD: 18.0 Range: 5–98
Relatives (N = 30)
Age in years (2 missings)   Mean: 54 SD: 12.83 Range: 24–74
Gender Female: 14 (46.7%) Male: 16 (53.3%)
Relationship to patient Spouse: 17 (56.7%)
Child: 6 (20%)
Sibling: 3 (10%)
Parent: 2 (6.7%)
Other: 2 (6.7%)
Duration of relationship in years (5 missings))   Mean: 35.48 SD: 17.31 Range: 8–71