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Table 5 Characteristics of the cognitive interview participants (n = 25)

From: Developing a proxy version of the Adult social care outcome toolkit (ASCOT)

  Frequency (%)
Gender
 Male 10 (40%)
 Female 15 (60%)
Type of proxy respondent
 Formal (care worker) 13 (52%)
 Informal (family) 12 (48%)
Primary support reason of cared-for person
 Intellectual disability 9 (36%)
 Autism 7 (28%)
 Dementia 6 (24%)
 Other (stroke, pain/confusion) 3 (12%)
Living situation of cared-for person
 Community (owner-occupied/rented accommodation) 7 (28%)
 Supported living 11 (44%)
 Residential or nursing care home 7 (28%)