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Table 2 Composition of outcome measures across the years

From: Health economics research into supporting carers of people with dementia: A systematic review of outcome measures

   Number of measures used, percentage composition for the time period
Years Number of included papers Burden Mastery Mood QoL Social support and relationships Staff competency and morale
1985-89 5 2 (12%) 1 (6%) 11 (65%) 3 (18%) 0 0
1990-94 10 8 (42%) 1 (5%) 7 (37%) 1 (5%) 0 2 (11%)
1995-99 33 27 (36%) 12 (16%) 30 (40%) 1 (1%) 4 (5%) 1 (1%)
2000-04 86 68 (32%) 31 (15%) 69 (33%) 23 (11%) 16 (8%) 4 (2%)
2005-09 148 99 (26%) 60 (16%) 131 (34%) 44(11%) 33 (9%) 19 (5%)
2010-12 79 50 (21%) 40 (17%) 67 (29%) 38 (16%) 24 (10%) 14 (6%)