Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Description of Older Adults (n = 41)

From: Managing multiple chronic conditions in the community: a Canadian qualitative study of the experiences of older adults, family caregivers and healthcare providers

Category n (%)
Sex
 Female 18 (43.9)
 Male 23 (56.1)
Age
 65–74 24 (58.5)
 75–84 10 (24.4)
 85+ 7 (17.1)
Marital Status
 Single/Never Married 2 (4.9)
 Married/Common Law 28 (68.3)
 Widowed 5 (12.2)
 Divorced 6 (14.6)
Highest Education Achieved
 Grade 8 or Less 6 (14.6)*
 Some High School 7 (17.1)
 Graduated High School 9 (22.0)
 Technical or Trade School 2 (4.9)
 Some University/College 7 (17.1)
 Graduated University/College 7 (17.1)
 Graduate Degree 3 (7.3)
Household Income
 $19,999 or Less 4 (9.8)
 $20,000 to $39,999 14 (34.1)
 $40,000 to $59,999 10 (24.4)
 $60,000 or greater 9 (22.0)
 Missing 4 (9.8)
Multiple Chronic Conditions
 3–5 17 (41.5)
 6–8 12(29.3)
 9–12 11 (26.8)
 13 1 (2.4)
  1. *Because of rounding, at times, percentages add up to 99.9–100.1