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Table 1 Characteristics of persons with dementia and interviewees

From: (In-)formal caregivers’ and general practitioners’ views on hospitalizations of people with dementia - an exploratory qualitative interview study

Person with dementia’s situation of living (N; female/male) • Private apartment (6; 3/3)
• Nursing home (6; 3/3)
Informal caregivers’ relation to person with dementia (N; female/male) • Former spouse (1; 1/0)/spouse (2; 2/0)/partner (1; 0/1)
• Child (5; (2/3)/child-in-law (2; 2/0)
Interview mode for general practitioners (N; female/male) • Face-to-face (8; 4/4)
• By phone (4; 1/3)
Interview mode for formal caregivers (N; female/male) • Face-to-face (5; 4/1)
Number of hospitalizations discussed, N (Median) • 1–7 (3)