Table 3

GPs' perceptions of social and health issues amongst carers

Responses to: 'Are there any particular social issues amongst carers in general that you would look out for?'

Responses to: 'Are there any particular health issues amongst carers in general that you would look out for?'


n = 78

n (%)

n = 78

n (%)


Finance

30 (38%)

Depression

40 (51%)


Isolation

25 (32%)

Neglect own health

19 (24%)


Mental health

16 (21%)

Physical and chronic health problems

10 (13%)


Support

9 (12%)

Stress

9 (12%)


Time for self

9 (12%)

Anxiety

8 (10%)


Employment

9 (12%)

Mental health

14 (18%)


Fatigue

5 (6%)

Drug and alcohol problems/smoking

6 (8%)


Health

4 (5%)

Fatigue

3 (4%)


Stress

4 (5%)

Social problems

7 (9%)


No response

21 (27%)

No response

15 (19%)


Multiple responses

Greenwood et al. BMC Family Practice 2010 11:100   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-11-100

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