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Table 3 Overview: children's age cohorts and sex

From: Young carers in Germany: to live on as normal as possible – a grounded theory study

   Sex
   Girls Boys Total (%)
Age cohort up to 7 years 5 1 6 (14.6)
  8 – 12 years 5 5 10 (24.4)
  12 – 15 years 12 7 19 (46.3)
  16 and older 3 3 6 (14.6)
  Total 25 (61) 16 (39) 41 (100)
  1. children's age: minimum 4, maximum 19, mean 12,34