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Table 1 Demographics of respondents

From: Dying in acute hospitals: voices of bereaved relatives

Gender (N = 349) % (N)
 Male 25.8% (90)
 Female 74.2% (259)
Age (N = 350) % (N)
 18–29 years 0.9% (3)
 30–39 year 5.7% (20)
 40–49 years 18.9% (66)
 50–59 years 31.7% (111)
 60–69 years 16.6% (58)
 70–79 years 16.8% (59)
 80 + years 9.4% (33)
Relationship to the deceased (N = 350) % (N)
 Children 41.1% (144)
 Husband 22.0% (77)
 Wife 12.9% (45)
 Siblings 10.9% (38)
 Other relative or friend 8.0% (28)
 Parent 5.1% (18)