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Table 1 Summary of the Sample Characteristics

From: Community-dwelling older adults’ needs and acceptance regarding the use of robot technology to assist with daily living performance

Participants Survey in Phase I (n = 234) Focus groups in Phase II (n = 23)
Sex (n, %)
  Female 166 (70.9) 20 (86.9)
  Male 68 (29.1) 3 (13.1)
Age (M ± SD) (years) (range) 75.7 ± 5.8 (65~96) 75.5 ± 5.5 (66~85)
Education level (M ± SD) (years) 7.6 ± 4.9 8.9 ± 3.8
Living alone (n, %) 105 (44.9) 12 (52.2)
CAS needs score (0–10) (M ± SD) 6.1 ± 4.0 7.2 ± 1.8
CAS acceptance score (0–10) (M ± SD) 6.3 ± 3.9 7.9 ± 1.8
Number of robot functions required (0–6) (M ± SD) 2.7 ± 1.6 3.4 ± 1.5
  1. Note. CAS connected active space, M mean, SD standard deviation