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Hospice, seniors, dementia

Sanober S Motiwala, Ruth Croxford, Denise N Guerriere, Peter C Coyte
Place of death was determined for all 58,689 seniors (age > or = 66 years) in Ontario who died during fiscal year 2001/2002. The relationship of place of death to medical and socio-demographic characteristics was examined using a multinomial logit model. Half (49.2 %) of these individuals died in hospital, 30.5 per cent died in a long-term care facility, 9.6 per cent died at home while receiving home care, and 10.7 per cent died at home without home care. Co-morbidities were the strongest predictors of place of death (p < 0...
2006: Canadian Journal on Aging, la Revue Canadienne du Vieillissement
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