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Table 3 Details on caregiver and health care provider study participants

From: Identifying and understanding the health and social care needs of Indigenous older adults with multiple chronic conditions and their caregivers: a scoping review

Health care provider (hcp) characteristics
First Author and Year PublishedType of providerYears of ExperienceOther
Aspin et al. (2012) [2]HCP not included/not applicable
Bell et al. (2015) [26]Specialty: Aged Care6 months to 20 years 
Browne et al. (2014) [27]HCP not included/not applicable
Davis (2010) [3]Two nursing faculty, a health care manager, a clinic outreach worker, and a Native Hawaiian healer.NR40 to 60 years of age. All Native Hawai’ian and living in Hawai’i. One had a high school diploma, one an associate’s degree, and three had graduate degrees.
Habjan et al. (2012) [9]Community health representatives, home and community care coordinators, long-term care coordinators, home support workers, community wellness workers, nurses, homemakers, health directors, and diabetes educators.NR 
Lowell et al. (2012) [28]Community Health staffNRThere were 8 non-Yolngu health staff interviewed. None of the nursing, medical, or allied health staff share a common cultural understanding with their Yolngu clients. In addition to the language barriers between health staff and Yolngu clients, there is also a high turnover rate of Balanda health staff.
Schure et al. (2015) [6]HCP not included/not applicable
Ward et al. (2011) [8]HCP not included/not applicable
Waugh et al. (2011)HCP not included/not applicable
CAREGIVER (CG) CHARACTERISTICS
First Author and Year PublishedAge% FemaleRelationship to PatientEducationHealthOther
Aspin et al. (2012) [2]CG not included/not applicable
Bell et al. (2015) [26]CG not included/not applicable
Browne et al. (2014) [27]38–77 years, mean 5765%The study reports the incidence of ‘ohana members caring for parents (8), a spouse (7), sibling (2), uncle (1), grandparent (1) or cousin (1).11 had completed high school, and 6 had some college.Not reportedCaregivers report that they provide care anywhere between 2 to 24 h a day. Most often, they are assisting elders with shopping, visiting the doctor’s office, household chores (cleaning, cooking) and other personal tasks (bathing, medications and paying bills). Providing care for an average of 7 years (ranging from 3 to 10 years), almost half of the ‘ohana caregivers (7/16) were caring for multiple elders at the same time.
Davis (2010) [3]CG not included/not applicable
Habjan et al. (2012) [9]CG were included in the study but it was not clarified.NRNRNRNRNR
Lowell et al. (2012) [28]NRNRNROral English competence ranges from high-to-minimal, and literacy in any language is often limited in this predominantly oral cultureNRNR
Schure et al. (2015) [6]CG not included/not applicable
Ward et al. (2011) [8]CG were included in the study but it was not clarified.NRFamily MemberNRNRNR
Waugh et al. (2011) [1]CG not included/not applicable
  1. NR Not reported, − = not applicable
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