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Table 1 Characteristics of family participants (n = 19)

From: “It’s better to have three brains working instead of one”: a qualitative study of building therapeutic alliance with family members of critically ill patients

Characteristics Value
Female, n (%) 14 (74%)
Age, mean (range) 47 (20–72)
Race/Ethnicity
 White, n (%) 13 (68%)
 Black, n (%) 2 (10%)
 Other, n (%) 4 (21%)
Religion
 Christian, n (%) 13 (68%)
 Other, n (%) 4 (21%)
 Non-religious, n 2 (10%)
Substitute Decision Maker, n (%) 17 (89%)
Relationship to Patient
 Spouse, n (%) 5 (26%)
 Child, n (%) 9 (47%)
 Parent, n (%) 4 (21%)
 Other, n (%) 1 (5%)
Time of visitation
 Daytime visitation, n (%) 16 (84%)
 After hours and non-regular visitation, n (%) 3 (16%)
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