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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of PWD (n=29) and their informal caregivers (n=25)

From: Needs of patients with dementia and their caregivers in primary care: lessons learned from the Alzheimer plan of Quebec

  PLWD (29) Caregivers (25)
Age (mean, SD, range) 79.1 (10.35; 60-108) 71.3 (11.1; 41-90)
Sex, male (number, %) 18 (62,1%) 4 (16%)
Highest level of education completed (number, %)
 Below high school 8 .6%) 7 (28%)
 High school - Apprenticeship 11 (38%) 7 (28%)
 College, CEGEP*, University or above 10 (34.5%) 11 (44%)
Work activity (number, %)
 Retired 28 (96.6%) 18 (72%)
 Working part-time 0 (0%) 1 (4%)
 Working full-time 1 (3.4%) 6 (24%)
Relationship with patient (number, %)
 Couple 20 (80%)
 Parent-child 4 (16%)
 Other 1 (4%)
  1. *CEGEP equivalent of the college in the Quebec education system