Transitions to informal care in Great Britain during the 1990s.

  title={Transitions to informal care in Great Britain during the 1990s.},
  author={Michael Hirst},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={56 8},
  • Michael Hirst
  • Published 2002 in Journal of epidemiology and community health
OBJECTIVES To estimate annual changes and trends in the population of informal carers and to investigate transitions to caregiving by age, gender, locus of care, and level of involvement. DESIGN Longitudinal analysis of data from the British household panel survey, 1991 to 1998, an annual prospective survey of a nationally representative sample of more than 5000 private households in England, Scotland, and Wales. SUBJECTS Over 9000 adults over 16 years interviewed personally in successive… CONTINUE READING