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Table 1 Sampling frame - target and actual values of interviewees

From: The feasibility and acceptability of short-term, individual existential behavioural therapy for informal caregivers of patients recruited in a specialist palliative care unit

  Target: participants to be interviewed (n = 15) Actual: Participants interviewed in fact (n = 15)
Age <65 years 4-12 11
>65 years 4-12 4
Sex female 4-12 8
male 4-12 7
Caregiver-patient relationship - The patient is my: wife/husband or partner 4-12 10
close family member 2-4 4
close friend 2-4 1
Employed yes 4-12 11
no 4-12 4