|Unmet needs identified by respondents to the South Australian Health Omnibus in 2006, 2007 (n = 5547) who had actively provided care (day-to-day or intermittent) at some time in the five years before responding for someone at the end of life and knew whether or not they would provide care again|
|Respondents who had someone close to them die from an expected death in the 5 years before responding who died of …|
|…heart failure||…a life-limiting illness other than heart failure||p value|
|n = 73||n = 1207|
|Perceived additional support needed for:||n||%||n||%|
|physical care, symptom control, medications||24||32.9||286||23.7||0.075|
|information about the disease progression of services available||9||12.3||214||17.7||0.237|
|emotional, spiritual or bereavement support||21||28.8||297||24.6||0.424|
# Fisher’s Exact Test used.
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