Table 2: Sample characteristics ( ).

VariableNumber

Gender
 Male14
 Female 9
Age
 51–552
 56–604
 61–657
 66–704
 71–752
 >754
Marital status
 Single/lives alone18
 Married/cohabits 5
Professional status
 Professional6
 Managerial/7
 administrative5
 Skilled/semiskilled4
 Unskilled1
Period of time since TIA
 <6 months3
 6–12 months15
 12–18 months5