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Table 1 Characteristics of 56 older adults participating in the Community Connections program

From: A mixed-methods study evaluating the impact of an excursion-based social group on quality of life of older adults

  N Percent of participants
Age [SD] 80.8 [5.8]  
Gender
 Female 37 72.5
 Male 14 27.5
Marital Status
 Divorced 11 13.9
 Married 29 36.7
 Widowed 37 46.8
 Single 2 2.5
Funding typea
 CHSP (entry-level care) 38 68.0
 HCP (higher care) 18 32.0
Mean outingsb [SD] 13 [8.0]
  1. a Government funding type, Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) or Home Care Package (HCP) are two options available for older adults
  2. b Mean number of outings between ASCOT assessments, range 2–38