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Table 5 Description of Family Caregivers (n = 47)

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 36 (76.6)
 Male 11 (23.4)
Age
 18–44 4 (8.5)
 45–64 14 (29.8)
 65–74 17 (36.2)
 75+ 12 (25.5)
Marital Status
 Single/Never Married 4 (8.5)
 Married/Common Law 41 (87.2)
 Divorced Separated 2 (4.3)
Highest Education Achieved
 Some High School 7 (14.9)*
 Graduated High School 14 (29.8)
 Technical or Trade School 6 (12.8)
 Some University/College 3 (6.4)
 Graduated University/College 14 (29.8)
 Graduate Degree 3 (6.4)
Relationship to Older Person Supported
 Spouse/Common Law Partner 32 (68.1)
 Mother 2 (4.3)
 Father 10 (21.3)
 Both Parents 1 (2.1)
 Mother in Law 1 (2.1)
 Grandfather 1 (2.1)
Multiple Chronic Conditions of Older Person Supported
 3–5 17 (36.2)
 6–8 15 (31.9)
 9–12 12 (25.5)
 13–15 3 (6.4)
  1. *Because of rounding, at times, percentages add up to 99.9–100.1