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Table 3 Patent-caregiver-physician triads

From: A qualitative descriptive study on the alignment of care goals between older persons with multi-morbidities, their family physicians and informal caregivers

Patient Age in years Sex Number of reported health conditions* Caregiver relationship to patient Caregiver age in years Physician
Patient 1 86 Male 1 Wife 77 A
Patient 2 79 Male 5 Wife 77 A
Patient 3 79 Female 4 Daughter 53 A
Patient 4 91 Female 4 Daughter 59 A
Patient 5 77 Male 3 Wife 74 A
Patient 6 85 Female 6 Daughter 56 B
Patient 7 77 Female 12 Husband 80 C
Patient 8 82 Male 7 Wife 77 C
Patient 9 70 Female 5 Sister 75 C
Patient 10 88 Female 2 Friend 80 C
Patient 11 83 Female 2 Daughter 50 A
Patient 12 68 Male 2 Wife 68 A
Patient 13 79 Male 4 Wife 58 D
Patient 14 85 Male 2 Wife 91 D
Patient 15 84 Male 3 Wife 84 D
Patient 16 75 Female 8 Husband 73 D
Patient 17 93 Female 5 Daughter 58 D
Patient 18 91 Female 4 Son 62 C
Patient 19 88 Male 1 Wife 88 A
Patient 20 80 Male 4 Wife 74 A
Patient 21 67 Male 4 Wife 65 A
Patient 22 73 Female 5 Husband 77 A
Patient 23 81 Female 6 Husband 71 A
Patient 24 83 Male 5 Wife 79 D
Patient 25 87 Male 8 Wife 87 D
Patient 26 94 Male 4 Daughter 61 B
Patient 27 96 Male 8 Daughter 63 D
Patient 28 84 Male 5 Daughter 58 B
  1. * Although patients with more than one health condition were identified by physicians or administrators, two of the patients only reported one health problem during the interview.