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Table 2 Caregiver Characteristics [n = 27]

From: In the Information Age, do dementia caregivers get the information they need? Semi-structured interviews to determine informal caregivers’ education needs, barriers, and preferences

Age
 mean years (SD) 58.5 (12.2)
 median years (range) 59 (34–86)
Gender n (%)
 Female 19 (70 %)
 Male 8 (30 %)
Educational Background
 High school only 7 (25.9 %)
 Some college 5 (18.5 %)
 College graduate 11 (40.8 %)
 Post-graduate degree 4 (14.8 %)
Language
 Fluent in English 27 (100 %)
 English second language 3 (11.1 %)
Residing SF Bay Area 27 (100 %)
Relationship of CG to CR
 Adult Child 15 (55.6 %)
  Daughter 10 (37 %)
  Daughter-in-law 1 (3.7 %)
  Son 4 (14.5 %)
 Spouse 8 (30 %)
  Wife 7 (26.3 %)
  Husband 1 (3.7 %)
 Other relative 2 (7.4 %)
  Niece 1 (3.7 %)
  Grandson 1 (3.7 %)
 Friend 2 (7.4 %)
 Principle Caregiver 27 (100 %)
  Sole Caregiver 13 (48.1 %)
 Another Caregiver 14 (51.9 %)
  Another family member 11 (40.7 %)
  Paid caregiver 3 (11.1 %)