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Table 2 Participant characteristics (N = 102)

From: Development and evaluation of the Singapore Caregiver Quality of Life Scale - Dementia

Characteristics Mean (SD) or N (%) a
Age (years) 55 (11)
Gender
 Female 82 (80.4%)
 Male 20 (19.6%)
Ethnicity
 Chinese 90 (88.2%)
 Malay 5 (4.9%)
 Indian 6 (5.9%)
 Others 1 (1.0%)
Education
 Primary or below 3 (2.9%)
 Secondary 27 (26.5%)
 Post-secondary 72 (70.6%)
Relationship with patient
 Spouse 5 (4.9%)
 Son or daughter 88 (86.3%)
 Others relatives 9 (8.8%)
Hours caregiving per week 44 (22)
Caregiver role
 Only person 21 (20.6%)
 Primary person 31 (30.4%)
 One of the few persons 50 (49.0%)
Functional Assessment Staging (FAST) of PWD
 Mild (1 to 5) 51 (50%)
 Moderate-to-severe (6a to 7f) 51 (50%)
  1. aMean and standard deviation (SD) for continuous variables; frequency (N) and percent for categorical variables
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