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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: Home support workers perceptions of family members of their older clients: a qualitative study

N = 117 Average Range
Age 50 27-65
  Number Percent
Gender   
 Female 110 94.0 %
Education   
 High School or less 35 30.0 %
 Some College or University 20 17.0 %
 Completed College or University 52 44.5 %
 Registered Nurse 10 8.5 %
Place of Birth   
 Canada 36 30.8 %
 Philippines 36 30.8 %
 Europe 10 8.5 %
 Other 35 29.9 %
  Average Range
Years Employed as HSW 12 <1- 29
Number of Clients Per Day 4 1-9
Work Status   
 Casual 34 29.1 %
 Part-time 11 9.4 %
 Full-time 72 61.5 %