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Table 4 Frequency (%) of consensus groups (Consensus round 3) choosing selected coverages (N = 70 groups)

From: A decision exercise to engage cancer patients and families in Deliberation about Medicare Coverage for advanced Cancer Care

Coverage 0 1 2 3 4
Treatment for cancer    27 (38.6) 39 (55.7) 4 (5.7)
Primary care 1 (1.4) 69 (98.6)    
Palliative care 4 (5.7) 33 (47.1) 30 (42.9) 3 (4.3)  
Other medical care 10 (14.3) 60 (85.7)    
Nursing facility 5 (7.1) 27 (38.6) 38 (54.3)   
House calls 51 (72.9) 19 (27.1)    
Home improvement 21 (30.0) 34 (48.6) 12 (17.1) 3 (4.3)  
Home care 5 (7.1) 33 (47.1) 22 (31.4) 10 (14.3)  
Emotional 33 (47.1) 37 (52.9)    
Drugs   11 (15.7) 59 (84.3)   
Dental vision 13 (18.6) 57 (81.4)    
Cosmetic care 19 (27.1) 51 (72.9)    
Complementary 50 (71.4) 20 (28.6)    
Cash 38 (54.3) 19 (27.1) 10 (14.3) 3 (4.3)  
Advice 50 (71.4) 20 (28.6)    
  1. Coverage: 0 = no coverage, 4 = highest level of coverage.