Table 1

Summary of characteristics of questionnaire responders.

PatientsOAADHD carersChildren with ADHDTotal
Age range (years)40–8026–587–157–80
Female (%)25 (59)23 (92)5 (24)53 (60)
Male (%)17 (40)2 (8)16 (76)35 (40)
Non-English speaking background (%)6 (14)6 (7)
Highest educational level grade 10a or less (%)25 (59)16 (38)41 (47)
Employed (%)11 (26)12 (48)23 (26)
Married (%)28 (67)14 (56)42 (48)
Prior treatment for depressive disorder (%)5 (20)
Total42252188
  • ADHD = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. OA = osteoarthritis.

  • a Compulsory education.