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Table 5 Comparison of hospitals: irradiation rate

From: Use of palliative radiotherapy in brain and bone metastases (VARA II study)

H RTcases RT BM(*) RT BrM(*) RT BM + BrM
1 458 2.8% 2.6% 5.4%
2 128 13.2% 10.9% 24.1%
3 1081 6.8% 6.2% 13%
4 1111 8.5% 3.8% 12.3%
5 827 6.2% 4.2% 10.4%
6 430 8.4% 7.9% 16.2%
7 634 14% 4.7% 23.6%
8 541 4.9% 6% 10.9%
9 698 16.3% 10% 26.3%
10 999 6.45% 4.2% 10.6%
11 1647 7.6% 5.2% 13%
12 765 4.8% 4.2% 5%
T 9319 8% 5.4% 13.4%
     Mean 14.6%
  1. (*) Statistical significance: p < 0.005.
  2. H = Hospital. RT = Radiotherapy. BM = Bone Metastases. BrM = Brain metastases.
  3. RT BM = percentage of cases treated by RT for BM.
  4. RT BrM = percentage of cases treated by RT for BrM.