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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study population stratified by place of death

From: Socioeconomy as a prognostic factor for location of death in Swedish palliative cancer patients

  Total, n (%) Home, n (%) Hospital, n (%)
Brain Sex Female 207 (100%) 92 (44.4%) 115 (55.6%)
Male 354 (100%) 147 (41.5%) 207 (58.5%)
NA 0 0 0
Age Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 65 (53–74) 0–89 65 (52–74) 5–89 65 (54–74) 0–89
NA 0 0 0
Marital Divorced 78 (100%) 21 (26.9%) 57 (73.1%)
Married 365 (100%) 176 (48.2%) 189 (51.8%)
Unmarried 86 (100%) 29 (33.7%) 57 (66.3%)
Widow 32 (100%) 13 (40.6%) 19 (59.4%)
NA 0 0 0
Education Low 151 (100%) 56 (37.1%) 95 (62.9%)
Middle 224 (100%) 100 (44.6%) 124 (55.4%)
High 168 (100%) 73 (43.5%) 95 (56.5%)
NA 18 10 8
Income Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 193.2 (126.76–312.32) -527.5-4372.9 192 (125.46–320.54) -527.5-1339.3 195.1 (130.34–307.34) -333.6-4372.9
NA 12 7 5
Breast Sex Female 619 (100%) 174 (28.1%) 445 (71.9%)
Male 2 (100%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
NA 0 0 0
Age Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 69 (56–82) 27–100 66 (54–81) 33–94 69 (56–82.8) 27–100
NA 0 0 0
Marital Divorced 108 (100%) 31 (28.7%) 77 (71.3%)
Married 275 (100%) 93 (33.8%) 182 (66.2%)
Unmarried 98 (100%) 19 (19.4%) 79 (80.6%)
Widow 140 (100%) 31 (22.1%) 109 (77.9%)
NA 0 0 0
Education Low 213 (100%) 53 (24.9%) 160 (75.1%)
Middle 245 (100%) 74 (30.2%) 171 (69.8%)
High 156 (100%) 44 (28.2%) 112 (71.8%)
NA 7 3 4
Income Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 141.7 (103–214.8) -44.7-6627.6 135.3 (96.18–196.04) 0–590 143.4 (104.76–222.54) -44.7-6627.6
NA 0 0 0
Colorectal Sex Female 927 (100%) 307 (33.1%) 620 (66.9%)
Male 1008 (100%) 395 (39.2%) 613 (60.8%)
NA 0 0 0
Age Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 74 (64–83) 15–99 73 (63–82) 22–97 74 (64–83) 15–99
NA 0 0 0
Marital Divorced 316 (100%) 106 (33.5%) 210 (66.5%)
Married 999 (100%) 415 (41.5%) 584 (58.5%)
Unmarried 212 (100%) 62 (29.2%) 150 (70.8%)
Widow 408 (100%) 119 (29.2%) 289 (70.8%)
NA 0 0 0
Education Low 722 (100%) 263 (36.4%) 459 (63.6%)
Middle 758 (100%) 265 (35%) 493 (65%)
High 433 (100%) 165 (38.1%) 268 (61.9%)
NA 22 9 13
Income Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 160.85 (118.16–249.22) -96-3319.7 166 (119.36–265.18) -96-1646.4 158.3 (117.7–241.74) 0.5–3319.7
NA 1 0 1
Lung Sex Female 2391 (100%) 517 (21.6%) 1874 (78.4%)
Male 2671 (100%) 595 (22.3%) 2076 (77.7%)
NA 0 0 0
Age Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 71 (63.2–79) 14–97 72 (64–80) 14–95 71 (63–79) 23–97
NA 0 0 0
Marital Divorced 1171 (100%) 216 (18.4%) 955 (81.6%)
Married 2472 (100%) 627 (25.4%) 1845 (74.6%)
Unmarried 589 (100%) 101 (17.1%) 488 (82.9%)
Widow 829 (100%) 168 (20.3%) 661 (79.7%)
NA 1 0 1
Education Low 2142 (100%) 465 (21.7%) 1677 (78.3%)
Middle 2117 (100%) 462 (21.8%) 1655 (78.2%)
High 742 (100%) 178 (24%) 564 (76%)
NA 61 7 54
Income Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 157.3 (116.5–238.7) -369.8-4260 161.75 (118.38–255.1) -60.5-1901.1 156.4 (116.4–233.96) -369.8-4260
NA 5 2 3
Prostate Sex Male 811 (100%) 295 (36.4%) 516 (63.6%)
NA 0 0 0
Age Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 76 (68–84) 48–97 77 (68–84) 48–95 76 (68–84) 49–97
NA 0 0 0
Marital Divorced 116 (100%) 28 (24.1%) 88 (75.9%)
Married 517 (100%) 214 (41.4%) 303 (58.6%)
Unmarried 79 (100%) 24 (30.4%) 55 (69.6%)
Widow 99 (100%) 29 (29.3%) 70 (70.7%)
NA 0 0 0
Education Low 370 (100%) 140 (37.8%) 230 (62.2%)
Middle 287 (100%) 100 (34.8%) 187 (65.2%)
High 141 (100%) 51 (36.2%) 90 (63.8%)
NA 13 4 9
Income Median (Q1-Q4) min-max 173.6 (134.5–255.7) -0.6-6657.2 176.2 (136.04–252.72) -0.6-954.6 170.85 (134.4–257.7) 0–6657.2
NA 0 0 0