Predictors of place of death for seniors in Ontario: a population-based cohort analysis.

@article{Motiwala2006PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of place of death for seniors in Ontario: a population-based cohort analysis.},
  author={Sanober S. Motiwala and Ruth Croxford and Denise N. Guerriere and Peter C. Coyte},
  journal={Canadian journal on aging = La revue canadienne du vieillissement},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={363-71}
}
Place of death was determined for all 58,689 seniors (age > or = 66 years) in Ontario who died during fiscal year 2001/2002. The relationship of place of death to medical and socio-demographic characteristics was examined using a multinomial logit model. Half (49.2 %) of these individuals died in hospital, 30.5 per cent died in a long-term care facility, 9.6 per cent died at home while receiving home care, and 10.7 per cent died at home without home care. Co-morbidities were the strongest… CONTINUE READING

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