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Table 3 Care Recipient (CR) 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) 79.8 (9.2)
 Median years (range) 83 (57–92)
Gender n (%)
 Female 15 (55.6 %)
 Male 12 (44.4 %)
Diagnosis (as understood by CG)
 Unknown 14 (51.9 %)
 Dementia, nonspecific 6 (22.2 %)
 Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) 3 (11.1 %)
 Stroke-related (VCI) 2 (7.4 %)
 Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) 1 (3.7 %)
 Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia 1 (3.7 %)
Estimated Functional Severity (see text for definitions)
 Mild 9 (33.3 %)
 Moderate 15 (55.6 %)
 Severe 3 (11.1 %)