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Table 1 Patient demographics (n = 37)

From: Patient, informal caregiver and care provider acceptance of a hospital in the home program in Ontario, Canada

  n %
Age (years) – median (range) 75 (25–91)
Sex (male) 18 49
First language   
   English 30 81
   French 2 5
   Other 5 14
Living arrangement   
   Live alone 13 35
   Live with relative or friend 24 65
Receiving community care services 14 38
Highest level of education (n = 35)   
   <= high school 22 63
   Community college or University 13 37
Current main activity   
   Working for pay or profit 5 14
   Recovering from illness/on disability 5 14
   Caring for family, retired, other 27 73
Total income (n = 33)   
   < $20,000 8 24
   $20,000–$39,999 13 39
   $40,000–$59,000 8 24
   >$60,000 4 12