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Table 1 Socio-Demographic Profiles of the Stroke Survivors

From: Informal caregiving burden and perceived social support in an acute stroke care facility

Variable Category Frequency (Percentage)
Gender Male 21 (37.50)
Female 35 (62.50)
Side affected Right 28 (50.00)
Left 28 (50.00)
Educational status Non-formal 4 (7.10)
Primary 20 (35.70)
Secondary 16 (28.60)
Tertiary 10 (17.90)
Post-graduate 5 (8.90)
Level of weakness Hemiparesis 42 (75.00)
Hemiplegia 14 (25.00)
Occupation Retired 12 (21.40)
Selfemployed 28 (50.00)
C/PS 15 (26.80)
Student 1 (1.80)
Marital status Single 7(12.50)
Married 41(73.20)
Widowed 8(14.30)
Co-morbidity Nil 2(3.60)
Hypertension 37(66.10)
DM 3(5.60)
HTN + DM 10(17.90)
Others 4(7.14)
  1. Key: HTN Hypertension, Others Osteoarthritis of the knee, eye problem, DM Diabetes Mellitus
  2. *= Significant at p > 0.05
  3. C/PS = Works in Public or private organization