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Table 4 Percentage of baseline survey responders, by whether or not they responded to the follow-up survey, who reported having had different end of life conversations a baseline, and mean difference, on a scale of 1 to 10, in how comfortable they reported feeling about such conversations

From: Discussing end of life wishes – the impact of community interventions?

  Had the conversation Mean difference in how comfortable
Topic of Conversation Follow-up Responder Follow-up
Non-responder
P-value Responder/non responder P-value
Own end of life care 85/140 (61%) 167/355 (47%) 0.006 0.642 0.001
Own wishes for after your death 96/140 (69%) 189/349 (54%) 0.003 0.613 0.001
Another person’s end of life care 97/141 (69%) 166/351 (47%) < 0.001 0.737 < 0.001
Another person’s wishes for after their death 94/140 (47%) 160/344 (67%) < 0.001 0.648 0.002