Table 1: Characteristics of patient participants ( ).

Variable (%)

Gender
 Male30 (55)
 Female
25 (45)
Age
 19–293 (5)
 30–3912 (22)
 40–4912 (22)
 50+28 (51)
Province
 BC35 (64)
 MB1 (2)
 ON8 (15)
 NS10 (18)
 NB
1 (2)
Education
 Elementary/some high school17 (31)
 Completed high school12 (22)
 Postsecondary26 (47)
Source of income
 Disability/social assistance42 (76)
 Employed full or part time13 (24)
Living arrangements
 Live alone23 (42)
 Live with family/others32 (58)
Years since diagnosis
 <11 (2)
 1–1025 (45)
 11–1921 (38)
 20+8 (15)