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Table 4 Risk of death within 30 days based on clinical variables

From: Palliative radiotherapy near the end of life

Clinical variable Risk of death within 30 days, % (proportion)
Age (years) at RT
  > 60 26% (76/294)
  > 70 30% (42/142)
  > 80 30% (9/30)
KPS < 70 at RT 33% (91/280)
Treatment site
 Bone 23% (67/294)
 Brain 29% (42/145)
Hospitalized within 3 months of RT consult 34% (97/289)
TEACHH group
 A 6% (2/32)
 B 26% (92/352)
 C 45% (30/66)
CHOW group
 I 5%(5/92)
 II 22% (51/227)
 III 36% (68/191)