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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Why carers use adult day respite: a mixed method case study

   Carer Mean (Range)count (%) Care recipient Mean (Range)count (%)
Age   60 (38–86) 78 (60–95)
Sex Male 15 (30) 25 (50)
Female 35 (70) 25 (50)
Relationship to care recipient Husband 5 (10)  
Wife 16 (32)  
Son 6 (12)  
Daughter 12 (24)  
Other relative 8 (16)  
Friend 3 (6)  
Living with care recipient Yes 30 (60)  
No 20 (40)  
Employment status Full-time 8 (16)  
Part-time 7 (14)  
Casual 2 (4)  
Not working 33 (66)  
Assistance received from other services Yes 35 (70)  
No 15 (30)