Rural-urban differences in the effects on mental well-being of caring for people with stroke or dementia.

@article{Tommis2007RuralurbanDI,
  title={Rural-urban differences in the effects on mental well-being of caring for people with stroke or dementia.},
  author={Yvonne Tommis and David Seddon and Bronwen Woods and Catherine Anne Robinson and Chrissy Reeves and Ian Russell},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          743-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND Rural and urban differences in the effects of care-giving are not well documented. This paper reports data on 122 carers for people with stroke or dementia living in rural and urban settings in Wales. METHOD Carers completed a postal questionnaire, including the SF-12v2 Health Survey. Definitions of rural and urban were based on the Urban/Rural Indicator from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) All Fields Postcode Directory 2004. RESULTS Carers' mean Mental Component Summary… CONTINUE READING

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