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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: A mixed methods investigation of end-of-life surrogate decisions among older adults

CharacteristicParticipants
Age (in years)Mean = 67.67 (59–81)*
Gender50% female (n = 12)
Relationship to partner
 Length (in years)Mean = 41 (10–51)*
 Marital status92% married (n = 22)
Children
 Children with partner75–83% (n = 18–20)
 Grandchildren from partner42–75% (n = 10–18)
 Other children/grandchildren4% (n = 1)
  1. *Values in parentheses refer to the range