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Table 2 Patient details

From: The lived experience of breathlessness and its implications for care: a qualitative comparison in cancer, COPD, heart failure and MND

Types of
participants
Recruitment
setting
Patients
interviewed
Age
patient
Gender
patient
Number and relation
of patients' carers
Patients with cancer Outpatient clinic 10 Range: 52-84
Median: 65
5 women
5 men
3 spouses
1 daughter
Patients with COPD Outpatient clinic,
service users meetings,
and community
18 Range: 52-78
Median: 69
9 women
5 men
6 spouses
1 daughter
1 sister
Patients with
cardiac failure
Outpatient clinic 10 Range: 61-80
Median: 69
3 women
7 men
3 spouses
MND patients Outpatient clinic 10 Range: 24-77
Median: 42
1 woman
9 men
8 spouses
1 mother