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Table 6 Frequency* of Nominated life areas

From: Individual quality of life in spousal ALS patient-caregiver dyads

Percenta Patient Caregivers
Interview 1 Interview 2 Interview 3 Total Interview 1 Interview 2 Interview 3 Total
Hobbies/Social 22.9 27.9 23.6 24.8 17.9 22.9 17.9 19.5
Family 22.1 29.3 30.0 27.1 33.6 30.0 33.6 32.4
Health 14.3 8.6 13.6 12.1 13.6 14.3 13.6 13.8
Friends 8.6 6.4 7.1 7.4 6.4 7.1 7.9 7.1
Finances 7.1 3.6 4.3 5.0 7.9 7.9 7.1 7.6
Otherb 6.4 5.0 8.6 6.7 7.1 5.7 5.7 6.2
Existential 6.4 6.4 5.0 6.0 4.3 6.4 3.6 4.8
Work 6.4 5.7 2.1 4.8 6.4 5.0 6.4 6.0
Faith/Religion 3.6 5.0 2.1 3.6 2.1 0.0 2.9 1.7
Community 2.1 2.1 3.6 2.6 0.7 0.7 1.4 1.0
  1. This table is ordered by the frequency of life areas nominated by patients at the first interview
  2. aas % of all nominations
  3. be.g. pets, home, health services, weather, nature