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Table 2 Place of death in 2013 according to the general scheme beneficiaries characteristics and diseases managed

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

Place of death   Short stay hospital Rehab Hospital at home Skilled nursing home Other
  na % % % % %
Total 347.3 51.0 6.5 2.8 13.3 26.4
Men 172.6 54.8 6.1 2.9 7.3 28.9
Women 174.7 47.1 6.8 2.8 19.3 23.9
Age (years)
  < 15 1.1 59.7 1.4 4.2   34.7
 15–34 44 37.6 0.9 1.7   59.7
 35–44 70 45.8 1.6 2.3 0.1 50.2
 45–54 189 55.4 3.0 2.8 0.2 38.6
 55–64 397 60.7 4.5 3.5 1.2 30.2
 65–74 506 62.0 5.6 3.6 3.2 25.7
 75–84 89.9 55.3 7.7 3.1 9.8 24.1
 85–94 1147 43.6 8.0 2.3 23.5 22.6
  ≥ 95 210 27.5 5.2 1.8 40.2 25.3
Cancers 146.2 63.6 8.3 4.7 7.0 16.4
 Female breast 16.5 58.9 8.2 4.5 11.1 17.3
 Colon 20.1 62.0 8.9 5.0 8.0 16.1
 Lung 22.5 71.1 8.2 5.0 2.3 13.4
 Prostate 17.6 56.5 8.3 4.4 8.9 21.9
 Other cancers 91.4 64.9 8.4 4.9 6.5 15.4
Other diseases in the absence of cancer
Cardiovascular/neurovascular diseases 121.4 53.2 6.5 1.6 16.1 22.6
 Coronary heart disease 45.0 56.1 6.3 1.4 13.0 23.2
 Acute stroke 12.9 75.5 7.9 1.3 9.1 6.1
 Stroke sequelae 21.7 46.2 6.3 2.1 21.9 23.4
 Heart failure 57.3 59.3 7.1 1.6 13.9 18.1
Diabetes 43.3 48.2 5.7 1.7 12.5 31.9
Psychiatric disorders 23.9 34.8 4.0 0.8 16.2 44.1
Neurological or degenerative diseases 63.4 37.4 6.0 2.3 31.7 22.6
 Dementias (including Alzheimer) 50.2 35.4 6.4 2.2 35.8 20.2
 Parkinson’s disease 10.0 38.9 6.1 2.6 28.0 24.4
 Multiple sclerosis 0.6 48.5 1.8 5.0 12.0 32.7
 Paraplegia 0.8 51.0 5.1 3.8 10.1 30.0
 Myopathy or myasthenia 0.6 58.4 3.1 3.1 5.9 29.4
 Epilepsy 6.1 44.5 4.5 2.3 18.0 30.8
Chronic respiratory diseases 39.0 56.2 5.7 1.6 10.4 26.1
Inflammatory or rare diseases, HIV or AIDS 9.0 55.2 6.1 1.7 11.8 25.2
Treated renal failure 3.3 72.2 3.1 1.6 5.1 18.0
Diseases of the liver or pancreas 14.6 70.5 4.5 1.0 4.2 19.9
Other long-term diseases 24.2 42.9 5.6 2.0 19.8 29.7
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