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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Decision-making for receiving paid home care for dementia in the time of COVID-19: a qualitative study

  Carers in receipt of paid care (n = 15)
Gender
 Female 14 (93.3%)
 Male 1 (6.7%)
Ethnicity
 White 14 (93.3%)
 BAME 1 (6.7%)
Relationship with PLWD
 Spouse 8 (53.3%)
 Adult child 7 (46.7%)
Living with PLWD
 Yes 11 (73.3%)
 No 4 (26.7%)
Dementia subtype
 Alzheimer’s disease 7 (46.3%)
 Mixed dementia 2 (13.3%)
 Vascular dementia 2 (13.3%)
 YOD 1 (6.7%)
 Other 3 (20.1%)
IMD Quintile
 1 (least disadvantaged) 3 (20.0%)
 2 5 (33.3%)
 3 2 (13.3%)
 4 1 (6.7%)
 5 (most disadvantaged) 2 (13.3%)
Mean (SD) [Range]
 Age 59.6 (+/−7.2) [45–74]
 Years of education 15.0 (+/−3.2) [11–21]
 Years since dementia diagnosis 6.5 (+/−4.7) [0.1–15]
 Weekly hours of informal care before COVID-19 123.7 (+/− 72.7) [10–168]
 Weekly hours of informal care before since COVID-19 124.5 (+/− 71.7) [0–168]
  1. BAME Black and minority ethnic; IMD Index of Multiple Deprivation; PLWD Person living with dementia