Table 1

Description of characteristics of people with stroke

Patients (N = 17)

Eastern Townships (n = 8)1

Montreal (n = 3)

Chaudières-Appalaches (n = 6)


Age:

65–75 years

4

1

5

76–85 years

4

2

1


Gender (M)

5

0

5


Living environment (urban)

3

3

3


Time elapsed since stroke:

< 1 to 3 years

4

1

4

4–8 years

4

1

2

9 years and +

0

1

0


Education level:

Elementary

6

1

2

Secondary

2

1

3

Post-secondary

0

1

1


Registered for public home care services

2

1

2


Receive assistance from relatives or friends

5

3

3


Note 1 In this region, 3 patients were interviewed individually.

Vincent et al. BMC Geriatrics 2007 7:20   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-7-20

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