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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of caregivers of older patients with stroke

From: Caregiver burden and coping strategies in caregivers of older patients with stroke

Demographic characteristics n %
Sex
 Female 77 70.0
 Male 33 30.0
Marital status
 Married 75 68.2
 Single 35 31.8
Job
 Unemployed 76 79.1
 Retired 4 3.6
 Employed 30 27.3
Children
 0 43 39.1
 1 29 26.4
 ≥ 2 38 34.5
Education level
 Illiterate 6 5.5
 Under diploma 48 43.6
 Diploma or higher 56 50.9
Financial status
 Low 33 30.0
 Middle 60 54.5
 High 17 15.5
History of chronic illnesses
 Yes 12 10.9
 No 98 89.1
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