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Table 5 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients and caregivers

From: Key stakeholders’ views on the quality of care and services available to frail seniors in Canada

Characteristics Frequency (n = 8)
  Patient (n = 5) Caregiver (n = 3)
Language at home
 English 3 1
 French 2 1
 Other   1
Patient’s marital status
 Married or domestic partnership 4 2
 Single   1
 Widow 1  
Patient’s location
 At home 2  
 Nursing home   1
 Other   
  Retirement home 1 2
  Extended care unit 1  
  At home and in a hospice 1  
Caregiver living with patient
 No   3
Patient have a caregiver
 Yes 3  
 No 1  
 N/A 1  
Patient’s health problem
 Arthritis 2  
 Parkinson   1
 Paralysis   1
 N/A 3 1