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Table 1 Demographics and caring role

From: Carer quality of life and experiences of health services: a cross-sectional survey across three neurological conditions

   MND MS PD p
   N % N % N %  
Gender Male 134 31.2 453 63.4 213 28.3 <0.001
Female 296 68.8 261 36.6 539 71.7
Time as a carer < 1 year 90 21.0 20 2.8 20 2.7 <0.001
1-2 years 173 40.3 55 7.7 94 12.6
3-4 years 70 16.3 70 9.8 179 23.9
5-10 years 61 14.2 220 30.7 250 33.4
>10 years 35 8.2 352 49.1 205 27.4
Hours spent caring/ week 1-19 99 23.2 256 36.4 245 34.1 <0.001
20-34 80 18.7 123 17.5 115 16.0
35-70 92 21.5 156 22.2 162 22.5
>70 156 36.5 169 24.0 197 27.4
   Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
Age   62.98 11.98 58.01 12.09 67.32 10.48 <0.001