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Table 2 Characteristics of patients (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 (%) 9 (47%)
Age, mean (range) 54 (17–87)
Reasons for admission, n (%)
 Neuro and TBI 8 (42%)
 Respiratory 4 (21%)
 Sepsis 2 (10-%)
 Postoperative elective 1 (5%)
 Trauma 4 (21%)
Length of Stay at Time of Interview
 2 to 4 days 2 (10%)
 5 to 10 days 8 (42%)
 More than 11 days 9 (47%)