Figure 36 is a bar chart showing the percentage of nursing home, home health care, and hospice care patients with advance directives, for adults 65 years of age and over, by race and Hispanic origin, for 2004 and 2007.

Figure 36Advance directives among adults 65 years of age and over, by type of care and race and Hispanic origin: United States, selected years

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* Estimates are considered unreliable. Data preceded by an asterisk have a relative standard error of 20%–30%.

NOTE: See data table for Figure 36.

SOURCE: CDC/NCHS, National Nursing Home Survey and National Home and Hospice Care Survey.

From: Special Feature on Death and Dying

Cover of Health, United States, 2010
Health, United States, 2010: With Special Feature on Death and Dying.
National Center for Health Statistics (US).
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2011 Feb.

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