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Facts On Dying:
Policy relevant data on care at the end of life
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What's New

State Profiles

Maps & Rankings

Change Over Time

Brown Atlas of Dying

Summary for Policy Makers

Information for Consumers

Slideshow of US Findings

Press Releases & Publications

About This Research



Information on 12 indicators of the quality of end of life care can be viewed by using the drop down menus below. For variation among states, use the upper drop down menu. The lower drop down menu allows you to examine both the variation among states and within nursing home facilities in that state.


This drop down menu allows you to examine state variation in site of death as well as 12 end-of-life indicators. This data is available for 1999 and 2000, and it is presented in the format of a US Map.


To view variation within a state for 1999 data, please select the quality indicator from the drop down menu below.


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Funding provided by
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This web site is published by the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research at the Brown Medical School. For further information, contact the webmaster via e-mail at factsondying@brown.edu or Dr. Joan Teno at Joan_Teno@brown.edu.