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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Ill and substance-abusing parents: how can the general practitioner help their children? A qualitative study

Interview Gender Parental problem No of children Employment Live with the other parent of their children
1 Female Addiction problems 3 Part-time No
2 Female Addiction problems (+ mental illness) 1 No Yes
3 Male Somatic disease 4 No (sick leave) Yes
4 Male Mental illness 3 No No
5 Female Mental illness 3 No No
6 Female Mental illness 2 No Yes
7 Male Somatic illness 1 No (sick leave) No (wife dead of cancer)
8 Female Mental illness 2 No Yes
9 Female Mental illness 2 Part-time No
10 Female Mental illness (+somatic illness) 3 No Yes
11 Female Somatic illness 3 No No
12 Female Mental illness 1 No Yes