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Table 3 GPs' perceptions of social and health issues amongst carers

From: General practitioners and carers: a questionnaire survey of attitudes, awareness of issues, barriers and enablers to provision of services

Responses to: 'Are there any particular social issues amongst carers in general that you would look out for?' Responses to: 'Are there any particular health issues amongst carers in general that you would look out for?'
n = 78 n (%) n = 78 n (%)
Finance 30 (38%) Depression 40 (51%)
Isolation 25 (32%) Neglect own health 19 (24%)
Mental health 16 (21%) Physical and chronic health problems 10 (13%)
Support 9 (12%) Stress 9 (12%)
Time for self 9 (12%) Anxiety 8 (10%)
Employment 9 (12%) Mental health 14 (18%)
Fatigue 5 (6%) Drug and alcohol problems/smoking 6 (8%)
Health 4 (5%) Fatigue 3 (4%)
Stress 4 (5%) Social problems 7 (9%)
No response 21 (27%) No response 15 (19%)
  1. Multiple responses