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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: The caregiving relationship and quality of life among partners of stroke survivors: A cross-sectional study

   Caregiver (n = 56)* Care recipient (n = 57)*
Age    
   Mean (SD)   61.9 years (14.4) 65.2 years (14.6)
    Range   29-88 years 32-88 years
Sex Male 9 (16.1%) 50 (87.7%)
  Female 47 (83.9%) 7 (12.3%)
Education More than high school 35 (62.5%) 34 (59.7%)
  High school 12 (21.4%) 11 (19.3%)
  Less than high school 8 (14.3%) 12 (21.1%)
Employment Employed 19 (33.9%) 8 (14.0%)
  Retired/unemployed/medical leave 37 (66.1%) 49 (86.0%)
Help with care   18 (32.7%)  
Residing together   56 (100%)  
Time since stroke    
    Mean (SD)    31.7 months (14.1)
    Range    7-61 months
   <6 months    0
   6-12 months    18
   >12 months    38
Stroke type Infarct   40 (71.4%)
  Haemorrhage   14 (25.0%)
  Infarct and haemorrhage   2 (3.6%)
  Left hemisphere   29 (51.8%)
  Right hemisphere   24 (42.9%)
  Bilateral   3 (5.4%)
  1. * The sum totals may vary due to missing data.