Place of death and its determinants for patients with cancer in Singapore: an analysis of data from the Singapore Cancer Registry, 2000-2009.

@article{Hong2011PlaceOD,
  title={Place of death and its determinants for patients with cancer in Singapore: an analysis of data from the Singapore Cancer Registry, 2000-2009.},
  author={Ching Ye Hong and Khuan Yew Chow and Jissy Vijo Poulose and Ai Zhen Jin and A. RightKumari Devi and Eddie Meng Fai Chee and Cynthia Goh},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={1128-34}
}
AIMS To describe the place of death for patients with cancer in Singapore from 2000 to 2009, and determinants of death at home and in in-patient hospice compared to death in hospital. METHOD Cross-sectional analysis of all patients registered with the Singapore Cancer Registry who had died in the study period (N=52120). Places of death were grouped as homes, in-patient hospices, hospitals and others. For determinants of death at home and in in-patient hospice, covariates adjusted for in… CONTINUE READING
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