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In France, where do people live in their last month of life and where do they die?

Pennec, Sophie; Gaymu, Joëlle; Monnier, Alain; Riou, Françoise; Aubry, Régis; Pontone, Silvia; Cases, Chantal

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This article describes the residential trajectories and places of residence of patients over their last month of life, based on the end-of-life survey La Fin de vie en France, conducted in 2010 on a representative sample of deaths occurring in December 2009. The physicians who had certified the deaths were questioned about the end-of-life circumstances. While three in five people die in hospital, only half were in hospital a month before their death. Over that last month, the most common move...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/62824
Source: Population
DOI: 10.3917/pope.1304.0503

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