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Table 2 Characteristics of deceased persons in DNFs (N = 547)

From: Quality of death notification forms in North West Bank/Palestine: a descriptive study

Variable Frequency (%)
Age (years)
 <1 32 (5.9%)
 1–29 53 (9.7%)
 30–49 51 (9.5%)
 >50 410 (75%)
Residency
 City 155 (28.3%)
 Village 346 (63.3%)
 Camp 46 (8.4%)
Gender
 Male 288 (52.6%)
 Female 259 (47.1%)
Location of death
 Governmental Hospital 264 (48.2%)
 Non-governmental Hospital 71 (13.0%)
 Home/clinic 212 (38.8%)
Notifying physician
 Resident 260 (47.5%)
 Specialist 102 (18.6%)
 Forensic 37 (6.8%)
 General practitioners 148 (27.1%)