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Table 1 Respondents

From: Talking about death and dying in a hospital setting - a qualitative study of the wishes for end-of-life conversations from the perspective of patients and spouses

Respondent
Patient (P)
Spouse (S)
Sex Age Diagnosis Marital status Interview location
(home or hospital)
1 (P) F 60–69 Liver cirrhosis Lives alone Hospital
2 (P) M 40–49 Liver cirrhosis Lives alone Hospital
3 (S) M 50–59 Pancreatic cancer (wife) Married Hospital
4 (P) M 50–59 Liver cirrhosis Lives with girlfriend Hospital
5 (P) F 70–79 COPD Married At home
6 (S) to 5 M 70–79 COPD (wife) Married At home
7 (S) to 8 F 60–69 Renal failure (dialysis) (husband) Married At home
8 (P) M 60–69 Renal failure (dialysis) Married At home
9 (P) F 80–89 Leukemia (dialysis) Married At home
10 (S) to 9 M 80–89 Leukemia (wife) Married At home
11 (P) M 70–79 Renal failure (dialysis) Married At home
12 (P) M 70–79 Heartfailure Married At home
13 (S) to 12 F 60–69 Heart failure (husband) Married At home
14 (P) M 60–69 Cancer (colon) Single Hospital
15 (P) F 70–79 Cancer (lung) Married Hospital
16 (P) M 60–69 Heart failure Married At home
17 (S) to 16 F 60–69 Heart failure (husband) Married At home
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