Table 2

Characteristics of participating couples

Couple

Age

person with

MD1

Gender

person with

MD1

Work status

person with

MD1

Work status

partner


1

65 yrs

Male

Early retirement

Housewife

2

53 yrs

Male

Sheltered work,

part time

Sheltered work,

part time

3

58 yrs

Male

Disability

pension/retired

Working on

occasions

4

56 yrs

Female

Housewife

Early retirement

5

56 yrs

Female

Housewife

Working full time


MD1 = myotonic dystrophy type 1; yrs = years

Cup et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:86   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-86

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