Table 1

Participant characteristics (N = 21)
Characteristic Mean (SD) Range
Age 71.43 (6.13) 63 - 82
Number of children 2.24 (1.58) 0 - 5
Number of years married to spouse who recently died 43.14 (15.12) 8 - 63
At 1st interview, number of months since death of husband 14.29 (11.07) 2 - 47
At 2nd interview, number of months since death (n = 20) 20.14 (11.10) 8 - 53
At 3rd interview, number of months since death (n = 20) 25.8 (11.16) 13 - 59
% N
Carer for husband at time of death 81 17
Living alone 95 20

DiGiacomo et al.

DiGiacomo et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:143   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-143

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