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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of participants (n = 217)

From: Attitude toward dementia and preferences for diagnosis in Japanese health service consumers

  n %
Age 64.4 ± 13.0
Sex
Male 134 61.8
Female 83 38.2
Partner or spouse
Yes 163 77.3
No 48 22.7
Missing value 6  
Education
Elementary School 0 0
Junior High School 22 10.2
High School 80 37
Trade or Vocational Training 35 16.2
Bachelor Degree 73 33.8
Postgraduate Degree 6 2.8
Missing value 1 0.5
Marital Status
Single/Never married 24 11.1
Married/Living with partner 152 70
Separated or Divorced 21 9.7
Widowed 20 9.2
Know the person who was diagnosed dementia
Yes 110 50.7
No 107 49.3
Relationship with person with dementia (n = 110)
Partner/spouse 5 4.5
Parent 13 11.8
Grandparent 10 9.1
Brother or sister 6 5.5
Friend 20 18.2
Other 56 50.9
Carer of person with dementia (n = 110)
Yes 16 14.5
No 94 85.5