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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients (n=358)

From: Patient participation and associated factors in the discussions on do-not-attempt-resuscitation and end-of-life disclosure: a retrospective chart review study

Characteristics n (%)
Age, years (mean, SD) 69.9±15.1
Gender: Male 229 (64.0%)
Marital status: Married 236 (65.9%)
Family structure
 Living alone 67 (18.7%)
 Couple only 134 (37.4%)
 Living with other families 157 (43.9%)
Number of hospitalization in the last two years (mean, SD) 3.5±3.0
Diagnosis
 Cancer 206 (57.5%)
  Lung 47 (13.1%)
  Lymphoma 18 (5.0%)
  Colorectal 15 (4.2%)
  Gastric 12 (3.4%)
  Uterine 11 (3.1%)
  Renal 10 (2.8%)
  Gallbladder, bile duct 9 (2.5%)
  Pancreatic 9 (2.5%)
  Leukemia 9 (2.5%)
  Others 66 (18.4%)
 Non-cancer 152 (42.5%)
  Respiratory disease 54 (15.1%)
  Cardiovascular disease 29 (8.1%)
  Liver disease 16 (4.5%)
  Cerebrovascular disease 15 (4.2%)
  Others 38 (10.6%)
Presence of mental illness: yes 51 (14.2%)
  1. SD standard deviation