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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Assessment of coping: a new french four-factor structure of the brief COPE inventory

   Eligible population Sample
N = 477 N = 398
n (%) n (%)
Gender Women 263 (55) 221 (56)
  Men 212 (45) 175 (44)
Age (years) Mean (SD)a 59.0 (12.3) 58.2 (13.4)
Sub-samples Patients 280 (59) 235 (59)
  Caregivers 197 (41) 163 (41)
Educational level <12 years 244 (52) 196 (50)
  > = 12 years 221 (48) 193 (50)
Living With a partner 343 (73) 287 (73)
  Alone 129 (27) 107 (27)
Professional status Workers 106 (23) 90 (23)
  Not workers 366 (77) 303 (77)
Patient-caregiver relationship Partners 287 (63) 237 (62)
  Not partners 171 (37) 146 (38)
  1. aSD standard deviation