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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 270)

From: Psychometric evaluation of the anticipatory grief scale in a sample of family caregivers in the context of palliative care

Age, m (SD) 61.0 (14.0)
Gender, n (%)
 Men 86 (31.8)
 Women 184 (68.2)
Social status, n (%)
 Married/in partnership 192 (71.1)
 Unmarried 78 (28.9)
Education, n (%)
 University 118 (43.7)
 Non-university 152 (56.3)
Employment, n (%)
 Employed 134 (49.6)
 Retired 109 (40.4)
 Other 27 (10.0)
Living with patient, n (%)
 Yes 143 (53.0)
 No 127 (47.0)
Relation to patient, n (%)
 Spouse 137 (50.7)
 Adult child 94 (34.8)
 Other 39 (14.5)
Patient diagnosis, n (%)
 Cancer 202 (74.8)
 Other 68 (25.2)