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Table 4 GPs' perceptions of problems facing young carers

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

n = 78 n (%)
Responses to 'Are there any problems that young carers might experience?'
Education (including missed schooling and poor academic performance) 37 (47%)
Isolation 31 (40%)
Relationships with family/friends 14 (18%)
Depression 9 (12%)
Lack of support 2 (3%)
Emotional problems 8 (10%)
Inappropriate level of responsibility 7 (9%)
Finance 7 (9%)
Reduced life choices/job prospects 6 (8%)
Missed childhood 5 (6%)
No response 9 (12%)
  1. Multiple responses