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Table 3 Reasons for ineligibility and exclusion

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

 Reasons for ineligibility and exclusionN (%)
Ineligible< 18 years91 (5.9)
Does not understand Portuguese1 (0.06)
Cannot read or write78 (5.0)
Illness with possibility of cure3 (0.2)
Healthy1165 (75.2)
No reason stated72 (4.6)
ExcludedDistress52 (3.4)
Cognitive deterioration73 (4.7)
No reason stated15 (0.9)
Total 1550 (100)