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Table 4 Perceived additional support would have been helpful comparing people who cared for someone with end-stage lung disease and other caregivers for people at the end of life.

From: Caregivers' perceived adequacy of support in end-stage lung disease: results of a population survey

Domains    End-stage lung disease (128) % Other diagnoses
(1151)
% p value*
  Physical care Help with physical care 27 12.6 187 16.2 0.163
   Help with medications 7 5.4 72 6.3 0.848#
   Help with symptom control 13 10.2 115 10.0 0.950
  Information Information about what to expect 15 11.7 159 13.8 0.514
   Information about services 14 10.9 126 10.9 0.977
  Emotional/spiritual support Emotional support for the caregiver 8 6.2 143 12.4 0.043#
   Emotional support for the person who died 11 8.6 157 13.6 0.110
   Other emotional support 7 5.5 58 5.0 0.831#
   Additional spiritual support 1 0.8 49 4.3 0.054#
  Financial support Additional financial support 4 3.1 76 6.6 0.175#
  Bereavement Support Bereavement support 5 3.9 86 7.5 0.150#
  1. *Using a Bonferroni correction, a significant p value is 0.0045
  2. #Fisher's exact test used.