Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants
Focus group participants N (%)Individual interviewees N (%)
GenderFemale3 (50)11 (61)
Relationship to person with dementiaWife1 (17)6 (33)
Husband2 (33)5 (28)
Daughter2 (33)3 (17)
Son1 (17)2 (11)
Daughter-in-law01 (6)
Sister01 (6)
Living togetherYes2 (33)13 (72)
No4 (67)5 (28)
Caring roleCurrent carer3 (50)16 (89)
Former carer3 (50)2 (11)
Length of time caring (years)0–102 (11)
1–32 (33)6 (33)
3–504 (22)
5–1004 (22)
10+4 (67)2 (11)
Carer occupationRetired4 (67)10 (55)
In paid work/studying2 (33)5 (28)
Not in paid work03 (17)
Highest level of educationPrimary01 (6)
Secondary011 (61)
Post-secondary6 (100)6 (33)
EthnicityWhite (British, Irish, Other White)5 (83)14 (78)
Black (British, Caribbean, African, Other Black)03 (17)
Asian (British, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Myanmar)1 (17)1 (6)