Place of death: analysis of cancer deaths in part of North West England.

@article{Gatrell2003PlaceOD,
  title={Place of death: analysis of cancer deaths in part of North West England.},
  author={Anthony C. Gatrell and Juliet C Harman and Brian J Francis and Carol Michelle Thomas and Sara M. Morris and Malcolm McIllmurray},
  journal={Journal of public health medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={53-8}
}
BACKGROUND Relatively little work of a detailed geographical nature has been undertaken on the distribution of place of death. In particular, given evidence that most cancer patients would prefer to die at home there is a need to examine the extent to which this preference is met differentially from place to place. METHODS Using data on cancer deaths for a single Health Authority in North West England we conducted both small area and individual analyses of place of death, using binomial and… CONTINUE READING

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