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Table 2 Description of patient and public attendees, by group

From: Tea, talk and technology: patient and public involvement to improve connected health ‘wearables’ research in dementia

  Group
Living with dementia Memory problems and MCI Dementia < 65 yrs No known memory problems > 50 yrs.
Number 5 + 4 carers. 2 + 1 partner. Approx. 8–12 (inc. some carers)a. 9.
Gender 5 women, 4 men. 1 woman (and partner), 1 man. Men and women. 5 women, 4 men.
Age group All but one aged >65 years. All >65 years. All <65 years. Mainly mix of 50–60 and 60–70, at least 1 aged 70 + .
Activity format Workshop at a Salford-based dementia resource centre 1:1 meetings Activity at a Salford-based weekly drop-in support group meeting Workshop at The University of Manchester
Invited via Age UK, a Salford-based dementia resource centre and Open Doors Network. Ongoing research study recruiting people with memory problems. Attending a Salford-based weekly support group. University PPI networks, University admin/support staff, social media.
Number of devices loaned 4 - Fitbit Charge HR, Misfit Speedo Shine and Withings Activité Pop. 2 - Fitbit Charge HR and Garmin Vívofit 2. 0 - one-off activity. 6 - Fitbit Charge HR, MOTO 360, Garmin Vívofit 2, Misfit Speedo Shine, Withings Activité Pop and Withings Pulse Ox.
  1. aThis was a drop in activity, which took place within an open space. Therefore, we can only provide approximations for the numbers and types of people who took part