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Table 1 Demographic characteristics (n = 96)

From: End-of-life care preferences among cancer patients in Southern Thailand: a university hospital-based cross-sectional survey

Demographic characteristics Number (%)
Gender
 Male 33 (34.4)
 Female 63 (65.6)
Marital status
 Single/divorced 19 (19.8)
 Married 77 (80.2)
Religion
 Buddhism 70 (72.9)
 Islam, Christianity 26 (27.1)
Education
 Primary school and below 39 (40.6)
 Secondary school 28 (29.2)
 Bachelor’s degree and above 29 (30.2)
Hometown
 Songkhla Province 25 (26.0)
 3 Southern Border Provinces 21 (21.9)
 Other 50 (52.1)
Physical illness (excluding their cancer diagnosis)
 No 61 (63.5)
 Yes 35 (36.5)
Psychiatric illness
 No 94 (97.9)
 Yes 2 (2.1)
History of substance use
 No 86 (89.6)
 Yes 10 (10.4)
Number of household members  
 Alone 5 (5.2)
 Less than 3 15 (15.6)
 More than 3 76 (79.1)
History of admission
 Yes 46 (47.9)
 No 50 (52.1)
Satisfaction with own health
 Excellent 3 (3.1)
 Good 29 (30.2)
 Fair 39 (40.6)
 Poor 25 (26.0)
Satisfaction with life
 Satisfied 80 (83.3)
 Unsatisfied 16 (16.7)