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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Assessing the validity of the clinician-rated distress thermometer in palliative care

   Number Rate (%)
Sociodemographic characteristics   
 Palliative Care Unit   36 70
 Cancer Outpatient Department   9 18
 Ambulatory palliative care team   6 12
 Men   28 55
 Age Average (years) 65,8  
 Family Status With partner 28 55
 Professional Status Active 13 25
 Professional status Retired 34 67
 Presence of social support Yes 49 96
Disease-related characteristics   
 Disease Cancer 44 86
 Metastatic Cancer Yes 39 88
 Time between diagnosis of disease and death Mean (months) 28.8  
Psychological characteristics   
 Psychiatric disease Yes 5 10
 Dementia Yes 1 2