Table 5

Type of additional help respondents reported they would have liked to have received

Nature of help

No. (% of total requests for help)


Better quality / greater quantity of health care services

31 (41)

Counselling / more emotional support for self or parents

20 (27)

More information / advice

12 (16)

More general care and support

9 (12)

Financial / physical help (eg better housing / special equipment)

5 (7)

Total responses regarding additional help required

75* (100)


*some respondents reported more than type of additional help

Evans et al. BMC Public Health 2003 3:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-3-8

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