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Table 2 Description of characteristics of close caregivers

From: Rehabilitation needs for older adults with stroke living at home: perceptions of four populations

Caregivers (N = 12) Eastern Townships (n = 6)1 Montreal (n = 3) Chaudières-Appalaches (n = 3)
Age:    
41–59 years 4 1 0
60–69 years 2 2 3
Gender (F) 5 3 1
Living environment (urban) 2 3 2
Current occupation:    
Works outside the home 2 2 1
Retired 4 1 2
Relationship with patient:    3
Spouse 5 2  
Daughter 1 1 0
Experience as a caregiver:    
1 to 4 years 3 2 2
over 4 years 3 1 1
Weekly assistance    
0–12 hours 3 2 2
13–20 hours 3 1 0
over 20 hours 0 0 1
Type of assistance given:.    
A.D.L 5 3 2
I.A.D.L. 6 3 3
Psychological support 4 3 2
Other(stimulation) 3 3 0
  1. In this group of respondents, only one caregiver was interviewed individually.