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Table 2 Means and standard deviations of the subscales of burden and coping strategies

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

Variable Subscales Mean ± SD Mean/number of items
Burden care Physical 15.49 ± 5.06 1.70
Emotional 9.83 ± 4.60 1.40
Economic 2.79 ± 2.20 1.39
Social 4.68 ± 3.56 1.17
Total 32.79 ± 15.42 19.59
Coping strategies Positive reappraisal 15.16 ± 5.18 1.51
Seeking social support 8.58 ± 2.90 1.43
Problem-solving 12.45 ± 4.28 1.38
Self-controlling 12.28 ± 4.13 1.36
Accepting responsibility 7.90 ± 2.94 1.31
Distancing 8.15 ± 3.14 1.16
Confronting 6.85 ± 2.70 1.14
Escape-avoidance 14.37 ± 4.98 1.10
Total 85.75 ± 19.25 10.39
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