Table 3

The informants

Nr of Informants

Group interview number

Relation to deceased

Gender

Age of relative

Age of deceased

Type of cancer

Place of death

Months from death to interview


1

1

Daughter

Female

40

64

Pancreas

Daughter's home

5

2

1

Spouse

Female

55

60

Kidney

Home

5

3

1

Sister

Female

61

63

Mamma

Hospice

2

4

2

Spouse

Female

75

76

Urinary

Home

9

5

2

Spouse

Male

60

56

Ovarian

Hospital

6

6

2

Spouse

Female

46

56

Pleural

Home

9

7

2

Sister

Female

40

60

Brain

Hospice

15

8

2

Spouse

Female

73

83

Prostate

Nursing home

10

9

3

Daughter

Female

40

72

Lung

Daughter's home

6

10

3

Spouse

Male

75

65

Lung

Home

16

11

3

Spouse

Female

70

78

Lung

Hospital

3

12

3

Daughter

Female

44

78

Lung

Hospital

3

13

3

Spouse

Male

45

44

Colon

Home

1

14

3

Daughter

Female

49

83

Malignant melanoma

Nursing home

7


Neergaard et al. BMC Palliative Care 2008 7:1   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-7-1

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