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Table 1.13c: National Palliative Care, 1996
|Number of people who died of cancer who received hospice care, per 100 cancer deaths, United States, 1996 a
|65 and over
|85 and over
aRate of hospice discharges (disposition=dead) from The 1998 National Home and Hospice Care Survey with any listed diagnosis of cancer (ICD-9-CM 140-208, 230-234) per 100 deaths with any listed cancer (ICD 9 140-208) from Vital Statistics.
bOther includes multiple race classifications.
DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.
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