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Table 1 Reported pain in decedents with a RAI-HCa assessment in the last 30 days of life

From: Severe pain at the end of life: a population-level observational study

 NCOL%
Pain Frequency
 No pain618130.28
 Less than daily20369.97
 Daily-one period12626.18
 Daily-multiple periods (e.g. morning and evening)10,93653.57
Pain Intensity
 No pain618830.31
 Mild321115.73
 Moderate741936.34
 Severe or excruciating277613.6
 Times when pain is horrible8214.02
Pain disrupts usual activities
 No11,76457.62
 Yes865142.38
Pain - Adequate Medication
 Yes/No pain15,07273.83
 Medications do not adequately control pain340716.69
 Pain present, medication not taken19369.48
Pain Scale
 No pain618430.29
 Less than daily pain20369.97
 Daily pain but not severe868042.52
 Severe daily pain351517.22
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