Table 1

Palliative Care Patient Characteristics by Gender: 1992/93–1995/96

1992/93

1993/94

1994/95

1995/96


M (n = 42)

F (n = 32)

M (n = 212)

F (n = 178)

M (n = 225)

F (n = 194)

M (n = 207)

F (n = 216)


Age (%)

50–59

9.6

3.1

13.2

9.5

6.7

13.9

10.1

6.5

60–69

21.4

18.8

21.7

32.0

25.7

25.8

23.7

21.7

70–79

47.6

46.9

39.7

34.3

42.7

39.1

38.7

39.4

80+

21.4

31.2

25.4

24.2

24.9

21.2

27.5

32.4

Median income

53377

41923

47682

46997

47272

48753

47238

47272

Palliative Care Patient Characteristics by Gender: 1996/97–1998/99


1996/97

1997/98

1998/99


M (n = 209)

F (n = 189)

M (n = 245)

M (n = 209)

F (n = 189)

F (n = 194)


Age (%)

50–59

8.6

9.4

6.6

8.6

9.4

13.9

60–69

27.2

14.9

14.6

27.2

14.9

25.8

70–79

39.2

45.5

40.4

39.2

45.5

39.1

80+

25.0

30.2

38.4

25.0

30.2

21.2

Median income

46757

45896

49984

46757

45896

48753


Allan et al. BMC Palliative Care 2005 4:2   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-4-2

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