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Table 1 Distribution of place of death for US older adults who died from dementia in 2000 and 2014, n(%)

From: Assessment of changes in place of death of older adults who died from dementia in the United States, 2000–2014: a time-series cross-sectional analysis

  2000 2014
Decedent’s home Hospital Nursing home / long term care Other Decedent’s home Hospital Nursing home / long term care Other
All deaths 9375
(12.4)
11,801
(15.6)
51,209
(67.9)
3057
(4.1)
46,802
(21.0)
21,626
(9.7)
123,981
(55.6)
30,602
(13.7)
Sex
 Male 2704
(12.3)
4949
(22.6)
13,341
(60.9)
925
(4.2)
14,894
(21.3)
9106
(13.0)
35,622
(51.0)
10,290
(14.7)
 Female 6671
(12.5)
6852
(12.8)
37,868
(70.8)
2132
(4.0)
31,908
(20.8)
12,520
(8.2)
88,359
(57.8)
20,312
(13.3)
Race/ethnicity
 non-Hispanic White 8142
(11.8)
9799
(14.2)
48,174
(69.9)
2818
(4.1)
37,093
(19.4)
16,390
(8.6)
111,365
(58.2)
26,424
(13.8)
 non-Hispanic Black 710
(16.8)
1345
(31.8)
2041
(48.2)
139
(3.3)
4808
(28.3)
2931
(17.3)
7188
(42.4)
2045
(12.0)
 non-Hispanic Other 116
(18.2)
188
(29.4)
301
(47.1)
34
(5.3)
1290
(29.3)
715
(16.3)
1850
(42.1)
544
(12.4)
 Hispanic 407
(24.9)
469
(28.7)
693
(42.4)
66
(4.0)
3611
(34.8)
1590
(15.3)
3578
(34.5)
1589
(15.3)
Age group
 65–74 years 839
(17.6)
1057
(22.2)
2665
(56.0)
194
(4.1)
2864
(23.6)
1666
(13.7)
5879
(48.5)
1717
(14.2)
 75–84 years 3512
(14.2)
4502
(18.2)
15,641
(63.2)
1084
(4.4)
13,020
(22.6)
6567
(11.4)
29,872
(51.9)
8132
(14.1)
 85 years and over 5024
(10.9)
6242
(13.6)
32,903
(71.6)
1779
(3.9)
30,918
(20.2)
13,393
(8.7)
88,230
(57.6)
20,753
(13.5)
Marital status
 Single 317
(7.8)
612
(15.1)
3008
(74.0)
128
(3.1)
1345
(13.3)
1159
(11.5)
6542
(64.6)
1076
(10.6)
 Married 3466
(16.9)
4156
(20.3)
11,973
(58.5)
859
(4.2)
16,208
(27.7)
6822
(11.6)
27,109
(46.3)
8462
(14.4)
 Widowed/Divorced 5592
(11.0)
7033
(13.8)
36,228
(71.1)
2070
(4.1)
29,249
(19.0)
13,645
(8.8)
90,330
(58.5)
21,064
(13.7)
Education attainment
 High School or Less 6645
(11.9)
8950
(16.0)
38,369
(68.5)
2038
(3.6)
31,052
(20.4)
15,231
(10.0)
86,124
(56.7)
19,598
(12.9)
 Some College or College Degree 2159
(13.6)
2303
(14.5)
10,612
(66.8)
820
(5.2)
12,542
(21.8)
5142
(9.0)
30,933
(53.9)
8797
(15.3)
 Advanced Degree 571
(16.1)
548
(15.5)
2228
(62.8)
199
(5.6)
3208
(23.6)
1253
(9.2)
6924
(50.9)
2207
(16.2)