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Table 1 Characteristics of people living with dementia

From: “I just keep thinking that I don’t want to rely on people.” a qualitative study of how people living with dementia achieve and maintain independence at home: stakeholder perspectives

Characteristics n (%) or mean (SD)
Age 78.6 (7.8)
GenderFemale5 (45.5)
Male6 (54.5)
EthnicityWhite British8 (72.2)
White other
Other - Asian
1 (9.1)
1 (9.1)
Other Mauritian1 (9.1)
Marital statusMarried/with partner4 (36.7)
Single3 (27.3)
Divorced1 (9.1)
Widowed3 (27.3)
Living arrangementsLives alone5 (45.5)
Lives with relatives6 (54.5)
Type of dementiaAlzheimer’s disease3 (27.3)
Vascular2 (18.2)
Other2 (18.2)
Not specified4 (36.7)
Time since diagnosis1–3 years4 (36.7)
3–5 years2 (18.2)
5–10 years1 (9.1)
Not specified4 (36.7)