TABLE 2

Rates of Each End-of-Life Intensity Indicator (N = 3732)

Intensity Indicatorn (%)
Hospital death2367 (63.4)
Medically intense intervention812 (21.8)
 ICU admission763 (20.4)
 Intubation and/or mechanical ventilation742 (19.9)
 CPR202 (5.4)
 Hemodialysis118 (3.2)
Cancer-directed therapy
 Inpatient intravenous chemotherapy148 (4.0)
Technology-dependent intervention18 (0.5)
 Tracheostomy placed9 (0.24)
 Gastrostomy tube placed12 (0.32)
Total no. intensity indicators
 01316 (35.3)
 11547 (41.5)
 2140 (3.8)
 3441 (11.8)
 ≥4288 (7.7)