Table 4

Caregivers’ ratings of the usefulness of the information they read at follow-up
Website section/PDF (N = 121)a Very useful, % (n) Useful, % (n) Total of very useful + useful, % (n) Total of not that useful + not useful at all, % (n)
Bipolar disorder, n = 116, 48.3 (56) 49.1 (57) 97.4 (113) 2.6 (3)
Providing support, n = 117 52.1 (61) 43.6 (51) 95.7 (112) 4.3 (5)
Treatment/management, n = 113 41.6 (47) 54.0 (61) 95.5 (108) 4.4 (5)
Information summaries, n = 96 38.5 (37) 55.2 (53) 93.7 (90) 6.3 (6)
Caregiver self-care, n = 110 44.5 (49) 49.1 (54) 93.6 (103) 6.4 (7)
PDF guide for caregivers, n = 110 46.4 (51) 46.4 (51) 92.8 (102) 7.3 (8)
Working together, n = 110 39.1 (43) 52.7 (58) 91.8 (101) 8.2 (9)
Resources, n = 109 35.8 (39) 55.0 (60) 90.8 (99) 9.1 (10)
Stigma/discrimination, n = 103 37.9 (39) 48.5 (50) 86.4 (89) 13.6 (14)

Table 4 shows the percentage of caregivers who found each of the sections of the website they read very/ useful or not that useful/not useful at all. Modal responses are marked in bold.

an = number of caregivers who read section/PDF.

Berk et al.

Berk et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:162   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-162

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