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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Pacific meets west in addressing palliative care for Pacific populations in Aotearoa/New Zealand: a qualitative study

Characteristics of participants Number Percent
Gender
 Female 32 71.1
 Male 13 28.9
Ethnicity
 Pacific 42 93.3
 Non-Pacific 3 6.7
Role
 Family member 15 33.3
 Hospice patient 7 15.6
 Hospice Care Provider 4 8.9
 Mainstream health care provider 8 17.8
 Key informant 11 24.4
Familial member relation to hospice/palliative patient
 Son or daughter 10 45.6
 Husband 1 4.5
 Wife 2 9.1
 Daughter-in-law 1 4.5
 Sister 1 4.5
Mainstream health care provider characteristics
Gender   
 Male 1 12.5
 Female 7 87.5
Professional Role
 Palliative Care Specialist 1 12.5
 General Practitioner 3 37.5
 Nursing personnel 4 50
Ethnicity
 Pacific 6 75
 Non-Pacific 2 25
Diagnosis of Patients
 Cancer 5 71.4
 Motor neuron disease 2 28.6