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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