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Table 3 Demographic and disease-related characteristics of the deceased N=9

From: A qualitative study of bereaved family caregivers: feeling of security, facilitators and barriers for rural home care and death for persons with advanced cancer

Age mean (range) 72,9 (49–86 years)
Sex
 Female N (%) 2 (22%)
 Male N (%) 7 (78%)
Highest level of education
 Primary School N (%) 1 (11%)
 High School N (%) 5 (56%)
 College/University N (%) 3 (33%)
Years cancer-diagnosis mean (range) 4,6 years (4 months- 18 years)
Subcutaneous analgesia pump N (%) 6 (67%)
Months since death to interview mean (range) 7,5 months (3–12 months)
Place of death
 Home N (%) 3 (33%)
 Hospital N (%) 3 (33%)
 Nursing Home N (%) 3 (33%)
Contact with the palliative care team N (%) 8 (89%)