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Table 4 Willingness of patients who had not participated in ACP activities already to do so in the next month

From: Medical oncology outpatients’ preferences and experiences with advanced care planning: a cross-sectional study

ACP activities Yes N (%) No N (%) Unsure N (%) Total n
Talked to family about the type of end of life care s/he would want to receive 61 (55%) 21 (25%) 28 (19%) 111
Talked to doctor about the type of end of life care s/he would want to receive 89 (57%) 29 (19%) 37 (24%) 156
Recorded the type of care s/he would want to receive in a written document 84 (56%) 25 (17%) 42 (28%) 151
Formally chose someone to make decisions about care on his/her behalf 50 (40%) 34 (27%) 38 (30%) 125
Discussed life expectancy with his/her doctor 81 (66%) 23 (19%) 16 (13%) 122
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