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Table 2 Family caregivers’ level of support perceived, wellbeing and opinion on the pads delivery per method of distribution

From: The impact of the absorbent products distribution system on family caregivers of older people with incontinence in Italy: perception of the support received

  Type of pads delivery system P
PHADs (n = 47) HODs (n = 54)
Family caregivers’ level of support perceived
 Low 26 (65.0) 15 (31.9) 0.002
 High 14 (35.0) 32 (68.1)
Poor well-being
 No 14 (29.8) 25 (46.3) 0.089
 Yes 33 (70.2) 29 (53.7)
Family caregivers’ opinion about the modality of distribution of pads
 "not suitable at all” 5 (11.3) 0 (0.0) <  0.001
 "acceptable” 25 (56.8) 5 (9.6)
 "completely suitable” 14 (31.8) 47 (90.4)
Family caregivers’ preferencesconcerning the method f distribution of continence products
 At home 21 (47.7) 0 (0.0) <  0.001
 Pharmacy 17 (38.6) 0 (0.0)
  “It’s ok” 6 (13.6) 54 (100.0)
Family caregivers’ opinion on voucher
 "It is positive” 35 (76.1) 23 (43.4) <  0.001
 "It does not make any difference” 11 (23.9) 20 (37.7)
 "It is negative” 0 (0) 10 (18.9)
  1. Data are number of cases (percentage)