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End-of-Life Care Stats

In 2014, hospice patients who were age 65 and older reported receiving care consistent with their end-of-life wishes about 95% of the time.

From 2008 to 2014, the percentage of hospice patients age 65 and over who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes improved from 94.4% to 95.1%.

There were no statistically significant changes for those ages 18-44 and ages 45-64. From 2008 to 2014, the percentage of White hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes improved from 94.7% to 95.7%.

There were no statistically significant changes among Blacks and Hispanics. For details, see 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report Chartbook on Person- and Family-Centered Care.

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