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Table 2 Demographic information of family caregivers (n = 46)

From: The experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse family caregivers in utilising dementia services in Australia

Items Chinese Greek Italian Vietnamese
No. of caregivers (second caregiver) 13 (3) 10 17 (3) 6 (1)
Male 2 2 4 2
Female 11 8 13 4
Spouses 1 9 4 0
Children 10 1 13 5
Grandchildren 1 0 0 1
Siblings 1    
Age (range) 48.3 (35–85) 77.8 (52–83) 58.2 (47–84) 50.5 (18–58)
Born in Australia 0 1 12 0
Immigrated to Australia 13 9 5 6
Years in Australia for immigrants 19.3 (8–32) 51.2 (40–63) 53.2 (49–61) 6 (2–32)
Duration in years of a carer role (range) 5 (2–11) 7 (3–10) 7.8 (3–11) 7.1 (2–17)
Bilingual and bicultural knowledge 2 1 12 1
Cannot speak English well 11 9 5 5
Attended dementia care course 0 9 14 0
Did not attended dementia care course 13 1 3 6
Caregivers who lived in the same house 13 9 13 6
Did not live in the same house 0 1 4 0
Codes used in the excerpts Chinese 1-13 Greek 1-10 Italian 1-17 Vietnamese 1-6