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Table 2 Socio-Demographic Profiles of Informal Stroke Caregivers

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

Variable Category n (%)
Gender Male 18(32.10)
Female 38(67.90)
Type Sole 18(32.10)
Shared 38(67.90)
Relationship Partner 6(10.70)
Son/daughter 34(60.70)
EFM 14(25.00)
Friend 2(3.60)
Residence Same 39(69.60)
Different 17(30.40)
Educational status Non-formal 0(0.00)
Primary 4(7.10)
Secondary 14(25.00)
Tertiary 32(57.10)
Post-graduate 6(10.70)
Occupation S/A 29(51.80)
Self -employed 10(17.90)
P/CS 16(28.60)
Applicant 1(1.80)
Co-morbidity Nil 54(96.40)
Hypertension 1(1.80)
DM 0(0.001)
Others 1(1.80)
  1. Key: EFM Extended family member, Others Osteoarthritis of the knee, eye problem, DM Diabetes Mellitus, P/CS Works in Public or private organization, S/A Student or Apprentice