Table 1

Demographic details of participants and those who declined participation

Participants

(n = 185)

Declined

(n = 239)

Analysis


Gender Male (%)

52.4

50.2

χ2 = 0.2, 1df

p = 0.65


Age (years)

68 ± 12.6

68.3 ± 13.1

t = 0.12,

p = 0.9


Cancer diagnosis (%)


Bronchial

18.4

23.4

χ2 = 5.7,

Breast

14.1

12.1

9df

Lower GI

14.1

13.8

p = 0.8

Upper GI

11.4

10.9

Prostate

9.7

7.1

Gynaecological

7

6.3

Pancreatic/hepatobiliary

6.5

8.8

Urological not prostate

5.4

4.6

Brain

2.7

0.8

Other

10.8

12.1


Stone et al. BMC Palliative Care 2012 11:3   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-11-3

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