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Table 2 Participant Characteristics Table (N = 23)

From: Biopsychosocial experiences and coping strategies of elderly ESRD patients: a qualitative study to inform the development of more holistic and person-centred health services in Singapore

Patient Characteristics
Characteristic Female Male Total
Gender 9 7 16
Age Range
 71–75 3 6 9
 76–80 5 1 6
 81–85 1 0 1
Ethnicity
 Chinese 7 7 14
 Malay 1 0 1
 Indian 1 0 1
Dialysis Type
 Peritoneal Dialysis 3 4 7
 Haemodialysis 4 1 5
 Non-dialysis supportive care 2 2 4
Caregiver Characteristics
 Characteristic Female Male Total
 Gender 5 2 7
 Ethnicity
  Chinese 2 4 6
  Malay 1 0 1
 Relationship to Patient
  Spouse 2 1 3
  Child 1 1 2
  Godchild 2 0 2