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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics at baseline 2 (n = 85) divided by trial arm

From: The effects of a Cognitive Stimulation Therapy [CST] programme for people with dementia on family caregivers’ health

   MCST TAU Total
Relationship to PwD at BL1 Spouse 19 23 42
Child (inc. niece/nephew) 21 17 38
Brother/Sister 0 2 2
Friend 0 1 1
Other (Grand-daughter, Warden) 1 1 2
  Lives with 24 26 50
  Doesn’t live with 17 18 35
Type of dementia Alzheimer’s type 12 25 37
Vascular type 8 4 12
Other 10 5 15
Not known 9 10 19
Missing 1 1 2
Carer Status Retired 7 19 26
Employed 12 10 22
Unemployed 4 1 5
Housewife/Househusband 0 1 1
  Missing 13 15 28