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Patients Discharged from Hospice Care,* by Age and Sex, 2007

Patients Discharged from Hospice Care,* by Age and Sex, 2007
Age Group Percent of Patients
Female Male

*Includes patients released from the facility for any reason, such as death, moved to another facility, or discharged to residential or home care.

Source III.3: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Home Health and Hospice Care Survey

Total 55.1 44.9
18-64 Years 46.3 53.7
65-74 Years 48.5 51.5
75-84 Years 50.2 49.8
85 Years and Older 65.3 34.7

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