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Fig. 1 | BMC Geriatrics

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From: Dying comfortably in very old age with or without dementia in different care settings – a representative “older old” population study

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Identification of participants with retrospective informant interviews for analysis sample. This study, nested in a representative population-based cohort, analysed data from the branch study in which for approximately one in ten of the full cohort, by design, proxy informant interviews were conducted after participants died. Participants were excluded if their dementia / cognitive status by the time they died was unknown or if retrospective informant interview questions on their level of comfort and symptoms experienced during their final illness had missing data

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