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Table 1 Background characteristics of included participants (n = 30)

From: Managing abusive experiences: a qualitative study among older adults in Sweden

   n %
Age
 65–74 years 11 37.9
 75–84 years 8 27.6
 ≥ 85 years 10 34.5
Sex
 Women, n (%) 20 66.7
 Men 10 33.3
Educational level
 ≤ 9 years 13 43.3
 10–12 years 9 30.0
 ≥ 13 years 8 26.7
Living arrangements
 House or apartment 26 89.7
 Assisted living 3 10.3
 Living alone 18 62.1
 Living with partner 11 37,9
Need for help with ADL
 No need 11 37.9
 Help with instrumental ADL 10 34.5
 Help with basic ADL 8 27.6
Receive help with ADL from professionalsa
 No 16 55.2
 Yes 13 44.8
  1. ADL activities in daily living. Instrumental ADL = e.g., medications, groceries, and housework. Basic ADL = e.g., eating, dressing, and personal hygiene. Missing cases = 0–1
  2. aprofessionals = staff at assisted living facility or home care staff.