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Table 1 Patient demographic data

From: A qualitative descriptive study on the alignment of care goals between older persons with multi-morbidities, their family physicians and informal caregivers

Demographic   Patient (n = 27)
Age* 82.3 years (± 7.7 years)
Gender*  
  Female 13 (44%)
  Male 15 (56%)
Marital Status  
  Married 18 (67%)
  Other 9 (33%)
Education  
  High School Diploma or less 8 (30%)
  Greater than high school 19 (70%)
Ethnicity  
  Caucasian 26 (96%)
  Other 1 (4%)
Language Spoken  
  English 24 (89%)
  Other 3 (11%)
Live Alone  
  No 19 (70%)
Type of Home  
  Single/Family home 19 (70%)
  Apartment 4 (15%)
  Retirement Home 2 (7%)
  Other 2 (7%)
Can Support Self Financially  
  Yes 23 (85%)
  1. *n = 28 for age and gender demographics.