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Table 1 Carer demographics

From: Respite: carers’ experiences and perceptions of respite at home

n = 12 n (%)
Gender  
Female 9(75.0%)
Male 3(25%)
Relationship to cared for  
Spouse 5(41.7%)
Adult child 3(25.0%)
Parent 1(8.3%)
Other (grandchild, sibling and friend) 3(25.0%)
Age in categories (years)  
41-50 3(25%)
61-70 2(16.7%)
71-80 6(50.0%)
81-90 1(8.3%)
Ethnic group  
White British 9(75.0%)
Black British 2(16.7%)
Other 1(8.3%)
Length caring (years)  
1-2 3(25.0%)
2-3 1(8.3%)
3-4 2(16.7%)
4-5 1(8.3%)
5-6 2(16.7%)
> 6 3(25.0%)