Table 3

Client demographics

Overall n=784, n (%)Facilitator n=427, n (%)Referral n=357, n (%)p=
Package level0.26
 1–2572 (73)321 (75)251 (70)
 3–4212 (27)106 (25)106 (30)
Gender: female512 (65)264 (62)248 (70)0.03
Marital status0.15
 Married/long-term partner291 (37)175 (41)116 (33)
 Widowed380 (49)192 (45)188 (53)
 Divorced/separated/single112 (14)60 (14)52 (15)
Can communicate in English694 (89)384 (90)310 (87)
Age0.22
 Median (IQR)83 (77–88)84 (77–89)83 (77–88)
Medical conditions* – Multiple responses possible0.18
 Circulatory system466 (59)245 (57)221 (62)
 Musculoskeletal and connective tissue411 (52)218 (51)193 (54)
 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disorders212 (27)107 (25)105 (29)
 Dementia181 (23)105 (25)76 (21)
 Mental illness160 (20)88 (21)72 (20)
  • *Up to three medical conditions (coded according to the Aged Care Assessment Service classifications) per client, only conditions occurring for more 20% of clients are listed