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Table 1 Patient interviews, characteristics

From: Managing Matajoosh: determinants of first Nations’ cancer care decisions

Interview number Age Gender Relating the story of Type of cancer Other morbidities discussed Trajectory of care Comm & typeb Outcome
002 59 Male Self Leukemia Heart condition, diabetes Traveling back and forth to carec C, NI/SI No active disease reporteda
005 50 Male Female partner Breast None mentioned Traveling back and forth to carec C, NI/SI Died in a regional hospital
Male child Leukemia None mentioned Moved to Winnipeg C, NI/SI Active treatment
007 47 Female Self Uterus, stomach Diabetes renal failure Traveling back and forth to carec C, NI/SI Active treatment
028 55 Female Male partner Lung cancer Diabetes renal failure Traveling back and forth to carec D, I Died at home, in the city
029 60 Female Daughter Liver None mentioned Moved to Winnipeg D, I Died in temporary accommodations, the city
031 N/A Female Sister Not specified None mentioned Moved to Winnipeg D, I Died at home, in home community
Self Colon None mentioned Traveling back and forth to carec D, I No active disease reporteda
033 N/A Male Sister Not specified None mentioned Traveling back and forth to carec D, I Died in hospital, in the city
034 60 Male Female partner Stomach None mentioned Traveling back and forth to carec D, I Died in hospital, in the city
050 39 Female Self Uterus None mentioned Traveling back and forth to carec A, NI/SI No active disease reporteda
208 66 Female Daughter Breast None mentioned Traveling back and forth to carec D, I Active treatment
209 36 Female Grand-mother Colon Frailty Moved to Winnipeg D, I Died in assisted living facility, in the city
Father Multiple myeloma Diabetes Decided not to pursue cancer care D, I Died at home, in home community
210 45 Female Mother Not specified None mentioned Moved to Winnipeg D, I Died at home, in home community
213 45 Female Self Breast None mentioned Traveling back and forth to carec D, I No active disease reporteda
  1. aAs reported at the time of the interview
  2. bNI/SI: Non-isolated or semi-isolated community. I:Isolated community, Letters refers to community characteristics outlined in Table 3
  3. cOnce released from the hospital. In two cases, hospitalization in the city was long term (6 months), but once discharged, they came home and commuted to care