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Table 1 Background data on carers/interviewees and patients

From: Avoidance as a strategy of (not) coping: qualitative interviews with carers of Huntington's Disease patients

Carer Patient Relationship to Patient Children*
Male, (60–69) Female, (60–69) Husband 3
Male, (50–59) Female, (50–59) Husband 2-carer; 3-patient**
Male, (80–89) Female, (70–79) Husband 0
Female, (40–49) Male, (50–59) Wife 1 each**
Female, (50–59) Male, (50–59) Wife 3
Female, (40–49) Male, (40–49) Wife 3
Female, (60–69) Male, (60–69) Wife 4
Female, (50–59) Male, (50–59) Wife 2
Male, (50–59) Female, (40–49) Husband 2
Female, (40–49) Male, (40–49) Wife 0
  1. * Number of children per couple have been slightly changed to maintain anonymity.
  2. ** Both have children from previous marriages only