Hospice knowledge and intentions among Latinos using safety-net clinics.

  title={Hospice knowledge and intentions among Latinos using safety-net clinics.},
  author={Claire Selsky and Barbara A Kreling and Gheorghe Luta and Solomon B. Makgoeng and Jessika Gomez-Duarte and Andrea Gabriela A Barbo and Jeanne S Mandelblatt},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  volume={15 9},
BACKGROUND Hospice use is low in Latinos but we know little about explanations for this pattern. OBJECTIVE To describe factors associated with knowledge of and intention to use hospice for cancer care. METHODS We conducted a Spanish-language, interviewer-administered cross-sectional survey of 331 Latino immigrants from Central and South America in safety-net clinics. Hospice intentions were measured using a hypothetical scenario. We used logistic regression and multiple imputations to test… CONTINUE READING
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