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Table 2 Characteristics of included cancer patients according to vital status

From: Access to inpatient palliative care among cancer patients in France: an analysis based on the national cancer cohort

  Total Death (2013–2016)
  No Yes
TOTAL (N, row %) 313,059 (100%) 226,695 (72%) 86,364 (28%)
Palliative Care access (2013–2016)
 No 259,622 (83%) 221,723 (98%) 37,899 (44%)
 Yes 53,437 (17%) 4972 (2%) 48,465 (56%)
Cancer stage in 2013
 In situ 10,910 (4%) 10,432 (5%) 478 (1%)
 Invasive 210,514 (67%) 164,098 (72%) 46,416 (54%)
 Node involvement 17,322 (5%) 12,358 (5%) 4964 (6%)
 Metastatic 39,767 (13%) 7426 (4%) 32,341 (37%)
 Non-attributable% 34,546 (11%) 32,381 (14%) 2165 (2%)
  1. Table legend. % Cancer stage which could not be characterized under the ICD-10 classification