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Table 1 Interview participant characteristics

From: "I really should've gone to the doctor": older adults and family caregivers describe their experiences with community-acquired pneumonia

ID Rating of CAP severity* Admitted to hospital Age Sex Marital status Education level Income
P1§ severe Y 72 F married 5 5
P2 moderate N 61 M married 4 6
P3 severe N 79 F widowed 4 4
P4 very severe Y 73 M married 8 6
P5 moderate N 64 F married 7 7
P6 severe Y 81 M married 4 4
P7 very severe N 78 M common law 4 refused
P8 moderate N 70 F widowed 7 3
P9 moderate N 78 F widowed 4 4
P10 severe Y 65 M married 4 5
P11 very severe Y 65 M married 6 4
  1. * Self assessed rating using a 5-point scale from very mild to very severe (i.e. 1 = very mild; 2 = mild; 3 = moderate; 4 = severe; 5 = very severe)
  2. Self reported: (4 = some high school; 5 = complete high school; 6 = some community college; 7 = completed community college; 8 = some technical school)
  3. Total family income in the last year before deductions: (3 = 10–19,999; 4 = 20–39,999; 5 = 40–59,999; 6 = 60–79,999; 7 = over 80,000)
  4. § We identified our respondents by type and number (e.g. P1 refers to the first older adult, or participant, with recent experience with pneumonia that we interviewed)