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Table 2 Demographics of the subunits/participants

From: Do informal caregivers for elderly in the community use support measures? A qualitative study in five European countries

Informal caregivers demographics per case (n = 35) Belgium (n = 15) France (n = 5) Netherlands (n = 5) Germany (n = 5) Luxembourg (n = 5)
 Female 14 4 3 4 4
 Mean age (years) 56.8 63 55.4 69 74
 Married 14 4 2 5 5
 Widowed 1     
 Single/Divorced 2 1 3   
 Family relationshipa 16 4 5 5 5
 Living/has lived with DEP 9 2 2 4 3
 In the labour market 10 2 5 1 0
Dependent elderly demographics per case (n = 35) Belgium (n = 15) France (n = 5) Netherlands (n = 5) Germany (n = 5) Luxembourg (n = 5)
 Female 11 5 4 3 2
 Mean age (years) 81 88.4 71.6 80.6 85.2
 Married 5 1   3 4
 Widowed 12 4 4 2 1
 Family relationshipb 17 4 5 5 5
 Living at home 13 3 3 3 4
 Dementia/Parkinson 8 2 2 2 1
  1. ahusband, spouse, cousin, daughter (-in law), son
  2. bmother (-in law), father, cousin, husband, wife