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Table 1 Diseases managed of general scheme beneficiaries who died in 2013, according to sex and age

From: Use of hospital palliative care according to the place of death and disease one year before death in 2013: a French national observational study

  Total Sex Age
   Men Women <  15 15–34 35–44 45–54 55–64 65–74 75–84 85–94 ≥ 95
N 347,253 172,591 174,662 1066 4409 7030 18,860 39,656 50,638 89,933 114,652 21,009
% 100.0 49.7 50.3 0.3 1.3 2.0 5.4 11.4 14.6 25.9 33.0 6.1
  % % % % % % % % % % % %
Women 50.3 42.6 32.3 37.2 37.2 34.0 35.6 46.7 63.4 80.9
Age (mean years) 77.0 73.2 80.7
Skilled nursing home resident 21.1 12.8 29.3 1.8 5.1 14.0 30.4 42.5
At least one hospitalisation during the year 83.5 85.4 81.6 81.1 59.1 70.6 80.2 85.5 88.5 87.6 82.8 66.5
 Short stay hospitals 82.8 84.9 80.7 80.9 58.8 70.1 79.7 85.1 88.1 86.9 81.9 65.3
 Rehabilitation 22.6 21.3 24.0 8.4 5.8 8.9 12.9 16.0 19.9 26.4 27.2 17.8
 Hospital at home 6.6 7.0 6.2 12.7 6.1 8.2 9.5 10.1 9.3 6.8 4.1 2.6
Diseases managed
Cardiovascular/neurovascular diseases 56.5 58.4 54.6 16.5 11.4 16.3 24.6 37.9 50.8 63.2 68.8 62.4
 Coronary heart disease 20.5 24.6 16.4 0.5 1.2 3.6 7.8 13.9 20.4 24.3 24.0 20.3
 Acute stroke 4.9 4.2 5.7 1.3 1.6 2.9 2.9 3.1 4.0 5.9 6.0 3.8
 Stroke sequelae 9.5 9.6 9.4 5.1 2.7 2.8 4.0 5.9 8.4 10.8 11.7 10.4
 Heart failure 24.3 23.0 25.7 5.3 3.5 4.5 6.5 10.5 17.2 26.7 34.2 32.0
 Peripheral artery disease 10.7 13.8 7.6 0.5 0.5 1.1 4.1 9.7 12.5 12.6 11.2 9.0
 Arrhythmia 27.5 28.0 27.0 4.0 3.1 4.6 6.9 12.3 21.1 32.5 37.4 28.0
 Valvular disease 6.8 6.5 7.0 0.3 0.8 1.5 1.7 3.0 5.4 8.5 9.0 5.4
 Pulmonary embolism 1.1 1.0 1.2 0.2 0.5 0.9 1.1 1.4 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.5
Diabetes 21.1 23.5 18.7 0.2 2.1 5.3 10.6 19.5 28.5 27.6 18.9 10.3
Cancers 42.1 48.7 35.6 20.6 17.5 31.2 47.1 58.3 58.7 46.6 31.1 17.9
 Female breast 4.8 9.5 0.0 1.6 5.8 6.7 5.7 5.5 4.9 4.0 3.1
 Colon 5.8 6.4 5.2 0.2 1.0 3.0 4.1 6.0 7.5 7.3 5.0 3.1
 Lung 6.5 9.5 3.5 0.0 0.9 5.0 11.5 15.7 12.6 5.8 1.8 0.4
 Prostate 5.1 10.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.6 2.2 5.7 7.6 5.6 2.2
 Other cancers 26.3 30.4 22.3 20.6 14.9 20.3 29.2 36.2 37.1 29.4 19.0 10.7
Psychiatric disorders 9.7 9.7 9.8 4.8 21.7 27.1 22.6 15.2 10.0 8.0 6.5 4.4
 Psychotic disorders 1.8 1.9 1.8 0.1 6.7 7.3 5.1 3.2 2.2 1.4 0.8 0.5
 Manic disorders 0.8 0.65 1.0 0.0 1.5 2.5 1.7 1.4 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.2
 Depression 2.9 2.3 3.4 0.1 4.8 7.1 6.1 4.1 2.7 2.5 2.2 1.6
 Addictive disorders 2.0 3.0 0.9 0.0 8.2 12.2 10.1 5.1 1.9 0.6 0.2 0.1
Psychotropic treatmentsa 27.2 23.9 30.5 4.4 10.1 16.0 20.3 22.9 24.9 27.9 31.2 30.6
Neurological or degenerative diseases 24.6 19.7 29.4 18.6 10.5 10.4 9.7 8.8 11.8 25.7 37.1 33.1
 Dementias (Alzheimer) 18.7 13.3 24.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.8 1.8 5.6 19.6 32.6 30.3
 Parkinson’s disease 3.9 4.1 3.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.7 2.4 5.8 5.3 2.8
 Multiple sclerosis 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0
 Paraplegia 0.4 0.5 0.3 1.2 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1
 Myopathy, myasthenia 0.2 0.3 0.2 2.5 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
 Epilepsy 2.8 3.0 2.6 11.5 5.6 6.6 5.9 4.1 2.9 2.4 2.0 1.2
Chronic respiratory diseases 20.5 24.2 16.8 19.0 7.0 10.4 16.0 22.6 25.1 24.0 18.3 12.3
Inflammatory or rare diseases or HIV or AIDS 4.3 3.9 4.6 9.4 3.9 5.0 5.4 4.4 4.6 4.8 3.9 2.0
Treated renal failure 1.4 1.8 1.1 0.1 0.6 1.1 1.3 1.5 2.4 2.0 0.9 0.2
Diseases of the liver or of pancreas 8.9 11.5 6.4 9.2 7.7 15.0 20.6 17.9 14.7 7.9 3.2 1.3
Other long-term diseases 10.8 9.0 12.6 15.6 7.1 6.6 6.8 7.9 9.0 10.6 12.9 15.6
Maternity 0.05 0.1 1.6 1.1 0.1
None of health states above 4.4 4.9 3.9 34.4 38.2 19.2 10.0 5.1 2.7 2.1 2.8 6.7
  1. awith or without psychiatric disorders