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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Health care transitions for persons living with dementia and their caregivers

Participant Characteristics (N = 41, in 12 dyad and 17 individual interviews; n = 29 for persons with dementia who were represented in the interviews*)
  Mean (min, max)
Age
 Persons with dementia 78 (min: 58, max: 94)
 Caregivers 69 (min: 56, max: 80)
  N (%)
Participant Type
 Persons with dementia 12 (29.3)
 Caregivers 29 (70.7)
Gender
 Persons with dementia- Women 6 (20.7)
 Persons with dementia- Men 23 (79.3)
 Caregivers- Women 25 (86.2)
 Caregivers- Men 4 (13.8)
Relationship of Caregivers to Person with Dementia
 Son 1 (3.4)
 Husband 3 (10.4)
 Daughter 4 (13.8)
 Wife 21 (72.4)
Types of Dementia Diagnosed
 Lewy Bodies 1 (3.4)
 Parkinson’s 1 (3.4)
 Fronto-temporal 2 (6.9)
 Mild Cognitive Impairment 2 (6.9)
 Mixed 3 (10.4)
 Vascular 4 (13.8)
 Alzheimer’s 8 (27.6)
 Non-specified 8 (27.6)
Number of chronic conditions of persons with dementia
 0–1 15 (51.7)
 2–3 5 (17.2)
 4–5 5 (17.2)
 6+ 4 (13.8)
  1. *While only 12 persons with dementia were directly interviewed, n = 29 refers to the persons with dementia who were either interviewed directly in a dyad interview AND who were spoken of/for in the caregiver interviews