Table 1

Participant details
ID gender Age Index condition for telehealth (TH)or telecare (TC) Site Carer/partner present
ID4 α M 72 Diabetes N
ID32 W 35 TC N Y* (both parents)
ID27 W 78 Diabetes (COPD) N N
ID31 W 61 Diabetes N
ID33 M 66 COPD (HF) N Y
ID34 M 69 HF N
ID133α W 67 TC N
ID5 α M 70 HF N
ID25 W 89 COPD N Y
ID28 M 85 COPD N Y
ID29 M 68 Diabetes N Y
ID35 M 69 Diabetes N
ID136 W 92 Diabetes (arthritis) K
ID134 M 70 COPD (lung cancer) K Y*
ID135 M 82 HF K
ID161 M 23 TC K Y*
ID160 α W 64 TC K Y*
ID146 M 71 Diabetes K
ID145 M 90 HF C Y
ID156§ α M 85 COPD N
ID92§ M 73 Diabetes (heart and lung problems) K
ID89§ W 83 Diabetes K

Additional conditions as described by respondent in brackets.

N = Newham, K = Kent, C = Cornwall.

* Interviewee was carer(s) alone.

§ Withdrew from the trial.

α Had formerly immigrated from countries in South Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe; these participants spoke English as a second language.

Sanders et al.

Sanders et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:220   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-220

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