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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of focus group and interview participants (n = 43)

From: What constitutes ‘good’ home care for people with dementia? An investigation of the views of home care service recipients and providers

  People with dementia (n = 4) Family carers (n = 15) Home care workers (n = 10) Case and Service Managers (n = 14)
Age in years (Mean, SD, range) M = 80.75
SD = 11.50
Range = 70–95
M = 64.27
SD = 12.26
Range = 48–92
M = 52.11
SD = 7.34
Range = 43–62
M = 49.31
SD = 12.04
Range = 25–70
Gender 25% Women
(n = 1)
75% Men (n = 3)
100% Women
0% Men
100% Women
0% Men
92.86% Women (n = 13)
7.14% Men
(n = 1)
First language is English 100% 100% 70%
N = 7
(other languages were Italian, Korean, Spanish)
79%
N = 11
(other languages were Cantonese, Tagalog, Greek)
Mean age in years at diagnosis M = 70.5 years
SD = 7.07
Range = 66–75)
   
Mean time in years since receiving diagnosis (range) M = 8.5 years
SD = 2.12
Range = 7–10
   
Relationship to person with dementia   46.67% Spouse
(n = 7)
53.33% Daughter (n = 8)
  
Mean length of time in caring role in years   M = 6.1 years
SD = 3.04
Range = 1–13)