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Table 2 Features of the relationship between the respondents (N = 117) and their relative with dementia

From: The Turkish version of the SPPIC validated among informal caregivers with a Turkish immigrant background

Characteristics n (%)
Dementia in the family?
 Yes 99 (84.6)
 No, but in immediate environment 17 (14.5)
Who is the person with dementia? *
 Partner 22 (18.8)
 Child 4 (3.4)
 Father (father-in-law) 40 (34.2)
 Mother (mother-in-law) 55 (47.0)
 Brother or sister 4 (3.5)
 Neighbour 13 (11.2)
 Different 20 (17.1)
Do you live together with the person with dementia?
 Yes 45 (38.5)
 Missing 1 (0.9)
Do you provide help?
 Yes 117 (100)
 Missing 0 (0.0)
If yes, what kind of help? a
 Personal care 25 (21.2)
 Domestic help 58 (49.6)
 Practical help 51 (43.6)
 Listening ear 63 (53.8)
 Watching over 41 (35.0)
 Nursing care 15 (12.8)
 Accompaniment 53 (45.3)
How often do you provide help?
 Daily 42 (35.9)
 3–6 times a week 15 (12.8)
 Up to twice a week 26 (22.2)
  < 1 once a week 12 (10.3)
  < 1 once a month 15 (12.8)
 Missing 7 (5.9)
  1. a multiple answers possible