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Table 1 Carer Interviewees’ Area of Residence: Number of carers recruited from areas categorized by the Index of Multiple Deprivation

From: A comparison of strategies to recruit older patients and carers to end-of-life research in primary care

  Number (%) of respondents Region 3 (Northern England) Number (%) of respondents Regions 1 & 2 (Southern England) Totals
Quintile 1(Most deprived) 4 (12.5%) 1 (1.2%) 5 (4.4%)
Quintile 2 9 (28.1%) 3 (3.7%) 12 (10.6%)
Quintile 3 8 (25.0%) 17 (19.8%) 25 (21.2%)
Quintile 4 6 (18.8%) 30 (34.9%) 36 (30.5%)
Quintile 5(Least deprived) 5 (15.6%) 35 (40.7%) 40 (33.9%)
Totals* 32 (100%) 86 (100%) 118(100%)
  1. Footnote: Note 107 participants were recruited via general practice, the rest by word of mouth, study publicity or other health professionals.