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Table 4 Descriptive statistics of the social-support IPA-MO database

From: Validity and reliability of the (adjusted) Impact on Participation and Autonomy questionnaire for social-support populations

  All Mild physical disability Severe physical Mild intellectual Mental impairment Long-term income support 18–35 yrs 36–50 yrs 51–66 yrs 67–80 yrs 81+ yrs
n= 4120 1203 816 757 631 713 552 839 1048 768 834
Gender
 Female 59% 70% 61% 49% 52% 56% 50% 55% 54% 64% 72%
 Male 41% 30% 39% 51% 48% 44% 50% 45% 46% 36% 28%
Age
 Mean (yrs) 59,8 75,6 72,3 42,0 45,9 50,4 27,5 43,7 58,2 74,3 86,2
 St.dev 20,0 14,0 15,9 14,6 13,4 10,5 4,9 4,2 4,4 4,0 4,1
 Range 18–103 18–103 18–102 18–92 18–85 20–65 18–35 36–50 51–66 67–80 81–103
Living
 Alone 54% 58% 48% 44% 64% 59% 37% 47% 63% 50% 65%
 With partner 25% 33% 41% 18% 12% 10% 13% 15% 21% 44% 30%
 With family 19% 8% 9% 35% 21% 31% 46% 34% 14% 6% 5%
 Other 2% 1% 2% 4% 3% 1% 4% 4% 2%
Work
 None 65% 87% 84% 35% 50% 56% 40% 43% 59% 87% 97%
 Paid job 12% 5% 3% 25% 15% 15% 17% 23% 16% 1%
 Guided work (unpaid) 13% 1% 6% 34% 22% 8% 34% 21% 14% 4%
 Voluntary activities 10% 7% 6% 5% 13% 21% 9% 12% 15% 8% 2%
Caregiving tasks
 Yes, on regular basis 11% 7% 5% 13% 14% 19% 14% 17% 14% 6% 3%
Sources of incomea
 Retirement pension 58% 84% 73% 6% 9% 2% 9% 97% 99%
 Salary 11% 6% 5% 24% 15% 12% 15% 22% 15% 2% 2%
 Incapacity allowance 27% 10% 18% 64% 49% 6% 63% 41% 35%
 Income support 27% 5% 6% 13% 32% 94% 27% 47% 49% 2%
Using support:
 Assistive devices 41% 69% 70% 16% 14% 10% 7% 14% 32% 64% 80%
 Informal helpb 35% 37% 51% 41% 27% 15% 40% 27% 24% 38% 52%
 Private services 26% 42% 47% 14% 10% 5% 7% 8% 15% 38% 60%
 Special transport 36% 48% 60% 33% 18% 8% 15% 18% 32% 53% 57%
 Domestic help (subsid) 44% 75% 65% 23% 27% 8% 7% 20% 37% 66% 83%
 Personal assist. 63% 29% 91% 96% 93% 26% 84% 70% 58% 55% 54%
  1. Source: IPA-MO database, 2014–2016
  2. amore than one source possible
  3. bon a regular basis: at least once a week