Table 3.

Comparison of total core POS score at baseline and in the month before death for those who died (n = 49)

Total POS Score (Sum of Scores from 10 Questions in POS, Maximum Score = 40)MeanSDMedianRangePaired t Test (P)
At baseline10.205.45101 to 27t = 9.26 (P < 0.001)
In the month before death20.287.13214 to 31
  • POS, Palliative Care Outcome Scale.