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Table 2 Demographic and clinical information of participants Demographic and clinical information N(%)

From: Determining the prevalence of palliative needs and exploring screening accuracy of depression and anxiety items of the integrated palliative care outcome scale – a multi-centre study

Mean Age in years (SD) 66.8 (12.7)
Gender Male 77 (57%)
Education (in years)Reads and writes5 (3.7)
4 years81 (60)
6 years20 (14.8)
9 years10 (7.4)
10 years to college19 (14)
Geographical regionNorth74 (54.8)
Centre25 (18.5)
South36 (26.7)
AreaUrban94 (69.6)
Peri-urban31 (23)
Rural10 (7.4)
Place of carePrimary care28 (20.7%)
hospital services25 (18.5%)
palliative care services82 (60.7%)
Cancer Diagnosis 109 (80.7)
Phase of illnessStable64 (47.4)
Unstable28 (20.7)
Deteriorating43 (31.9)
Terminal 
Surprise question (life expectancy)>  1 year37 (27.4)
6 m to 1 year45 (33.3)
<  6 months48 (35.6)