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Table 3 Participant characteristics

From: Implementing a training intervention to support caregivers after stroke: a process evaluation examining the initiation and embedding of programme change

Patients Intervention(n=16) Control(n=22)
Age (yrs)   
Mean (s.d.) 69(15) 74 (15)
Median (Range) 73 (38,87) 74 (21,99)
Sex   
Female (%) 6 (38) 14 (64)
Male (%) 10 (62) 8 (36)
Language ability %   
Normal 9 (56) 12 (54)
Aphasia 5 (31) 7 (32)
Dysarthria 2 (13) 3 (14)
Barthel score @ Discharge   
Mean (sd) 12.3 (5) 9.8 (5)
Median (range) 12 (1,20) 8.5 (1,20)
Caregivers Intervention (n = 16) Control (n = 21)
Age (yrs)   
Mean (s.d.) 59.9 (13) 67 (13.9)
Median (Range 61 (42,82) 70 (33,90)
Sex   
Female (%) 11 (69) 11 (52)
Male (%) 5 (31) 10 (48)
Staff Intervention (n = 24) Control (n = 30)
OT 6 (25) 4 (13)
Physiotherapist 5 (21) 6 (20)
SALT 2 (8) 1 (3)
Nurse 6 (25) 9 (30)
HCA 1 (4) 1 (3)
Medical Staff 0 1 (3)
Social Worker 0 1 (3)
Stroke Association Worker 2 (8) 2 (7)
Dietician 1 (4) 0
Unknown 1 (4) 5 (17)