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Table 2 Number, proportion, and types of caregivers’ rejection (n = 226)

From: Why do family dementia caregivers reject caregiver support services? Analyzing types of rejection and associated health-impairments in a cluster-randomized controlled intervention trial

Types of recommendations based on caregivers’ unmet needsNo. of recommendationsNo. of caregivers’ agreementNo. of caregivers’ rejectionsProportion of caregivers’ rejectionTypes of caregivers’ rejections
Relational factorsPersonal factors of caregiversService factorsOther
Undesired from PwDUndesiredUnneccessaryNo timeMed. treatmentUnavailable service 
Total5054168917.614310121617
Social Integration106307671.71391010169
 Delegation to caregiver supporting groups96217578.01381010169
 Consultation on personal constraints and challenges of caregiver2200       
 Consultation on professional role conflicts of caregiver4400       
 Consultation on family role conflicts of caregiver43125.0 1     
Mental health308297113.6 1     
 Consultation on depression and anxiety of PwD393812.6 1     
 Consultation on aggression and resistance of PwD181800       
 Consultation on hallucination and delusion of PwD141400       
 Consultation on sleep disturbance of PwD109110.0 1     
 Consultation on repetitive behavior of PwD151500       
 Consultation on impulsive behavior of PwD282627.1   1  1
 Consultation on safety of PwD696634.3      3
 Consultation on behavior change of PwD171700       
 Consultation on changes in personality and relationship between PwD and caregiver131300       
 Consultation on quality of live and mental health of caregiver858144.7 1 1  2
Physical health797722.5      2
 Consultation on mobility, balance and falls of PwD676523.0      2
 Consultation on physical health of caregiver121200       
Social, legal, and financial affairs121200       
 Consultation on social, legal, and financial issues of caregiver121200       
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