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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of caregivers (n = 10)

From: Recommendations made by patients, caregivers, providers, and decision-makers to improve transitions in care for older adults with hip fracture: a qualitative study in Ontario, Canada

Characteristic # Caregivers
Caregiver Age
 Under 65 2
 65 – 85 1
 Over 85 1
 Unknown 6
Caregiver Sex
 Male 3
 Female 7
Relationship to patient
 Spouse/ Partner 3
 Child 6
 Other 1
Living arrangements in respect to patient
 With patient 3
 Same city 4
 Other 3
Age of patient
 65 – 85 1
 Over 85 6
 Unknown 3
Rurality
 Urban 6
 Rural 4
Patient’s Discharge Locationa
 Long-term care 2
 Home 2
 Assisted Living 1
 Unknown 4
 Died in hospital 1
  1. aDischarge location is unknown for participants who did not complete a follow-up interview