Table 1

Place of death by cancer and non-malignant disease.

Place of deathCancer n (%)Non-malignant disease n (%)Total n (%)
All hospitals58 (54)32 (70)90 (58)
 Hospital45 (42)30 (65)75 (49)
 Cottage hospital12 (11)2 (4)14 (9)
 Private hospital1 (1)1 (1)
Nursing/residential home9 (8)2 (4)11(7)
Hospice19 (18)19 (12)
Home21 (19)11 (24)32 (21)
Information missing/not known1 (1)1 (2)2 (1)
Total108 (100)46 (100)154 (100)