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Table 4 Characteristics of participants in the Healthy Parent Carers feasibility study

From: Healthy Parent Carers programme: development and feasibility of a novel group-based health-promotion intervention

Participant age   Mean 44.6 (range 37–53) years
Partner at home   6 yes, 1 no
Ethnicity   100% white British
Child diagnosis Cerebral palsy 2
Autism/ADHD 4
Undiagnosed 1
Child age   Mean 9.8 (range 6–13) years
Siblings   Median 1 sibling, range 0–4
Indices of Multiple Deprivationa in area of residence (by postcode): national quintiles 1 (least deprived) 1
2 1
3 1
4 4
5 (most deprived) 0
  1. aThe Indices of Deprivation 2015 [42] provide a set of relative measures of deprivation for small areas across England, based on seven different domains of deprivation: (i) Income Deprivation, (ii) Employment Deprivation, (iii) Education, Skills and Training Deprivation, (iv) Health Deprivation and Disability, (v) Crime, (vi) Barriers to Housing and Services, and (vii) Living Environment Deprivation. Each of these domains is based on a basket of indicators