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Table 2 Sample descriptive statistics for NSOC sample of adult-children caregivers

From: Socioeconomic and demographic factors modify observed relationship between caregiving intensity and three dimensions of quality of life in informal adult children caregivers

Characteristics N (%)
Age Group
  < 45 102 (12.6)
 45–54 281 (34.7)
 55–64 323 (31.9)
  ≥ 65 104 (12.8)
 Average age (years) 54.6
Gender
 Male 310 (30.6)
 Female 704 (69.4)
Race/ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic 610 (60.2)
 Black, non-Hispanic 313 (30.9)
 Other 91 (9.0)
Annual Income
  < $25,000 206 (29.7)
 $25,000-49,999 157 (22.7)
 $50,000-74,999 126 (18.2)
  ≥ $75,000 204 (29.4)
 Average annual income 56,582
Average Amount of Care Provided
 Care per month (hours) 85.1
 Duration of care (years) 5.6