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Table 2 Characteristics of the caregivers (n = 81) according to the dyads combined life satisfaction.

From: Combined life satisfaction of persons with stroke and their caregivers: associations with caregiver burden and the impact of stroke

  Discordant dyads n = 28 (34%) Dissatisfied dyads n = 21 (26%) Satisfied dyads n = 32 (40%) Total caregiver information n = 81
Male/female n (%) 9 (32)/19 (68) 5 (24)/16 (76) 10 (31)/22 (69) 24 (30)/57 (70)
Median age in years (range) 65.5 (19-82) 73 (46-84) 63.5 66 (19-84)
   missing n (%) 9 (32) 6 (28.5) 18 (56) 38 (47)
Caregiver n (%)     
   partner 21 (75) 20 (95) 28(87.5) 69 (85)
   son 1 (3.5) - 1 (3) 2 (2)
   daughter 3 (11) - 1 (3) 4 (5)
   other 1 (3.5) - - 1 (1)
   missing 2 (7) 1 (5) 2 (6) 5 (6)
Living together with care recipient     
   Yes/no 14 (50)/4 (18) 17 (81)/1 (5) 15 (47)/3 (9) 46 (57)/8 (10)
   missing 10 (28) 3 (14) 14 (44) 27 (33)
Median Caregiver Burden Scale (QR) 41.5 (20.5) 52 (22) 27 (14.5) 39 (26)
Global life satisfaction raw scores n (%)     
   Score 1 (low) - 1 (5) - 1 (1)
   Score 2 (low) 1 (3) 1(5) - 2 (2)
   Score 3 (low) 2 (7) 6 (28) - 8 (10)
   Score 4 (low) 16 (57) 13 (62) - 29 (36)
   Score 5 (high) 7 (25) - 24 (75) 31 (38)
   Score 6 (high) 2 (7) - 8 (25) 10 (12)