Table 4

Distribution of expressed needs

NeedsNo of expressions
(% of total expressions)
Mean no of expressions per subject expressing
1. Assistance38 (22.1)2.00
2. Reference person20 (11.6)1.67
3. Knowledge13 (7.6)1.08
4. Planning15 (8.7)1.36
5. Support14 (8.1)1.40
6. Scientific advancement12 (7.0)2.00
7. Autonomy6 (3.5)1.00
8. Clarity9 (5.2)1.80
9. Comprehension5 (2.9)1.00
10. Outpouring5 (2.9)1.00
11. Sharing5 (2.9)1.00
12. Relying5 (2.9)1.25
13. Listening4 (2.3)1.00
14. Belonging/normality7 (4.1)2.33
15. Doing5 (2.9)1.67
16. Reassurance4 (2.3)1.33
17. Control/power3 (1.7)1.00
18. Respect2 (1.2)1.00
Total1721.46