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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of subjects N = 80

From: A mixed methods study of hope, transitions, and quality of life in family caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease

Demographic characteristic n (%)
Gender  
   Female 67 (83.3)
   Male 13 (16.2)
Rural or urban  
   Rural 21 (26.3)
   Urban 57 (71.3)
   Missing 2 (2.5)
Relationship to caree  
   Husbands 12 (15)
   Wives 40 (50)
   Children 24 (30)
   Other 4 (5)
Annual income  
   Under $ 40,000 16 (25.4)
   Over $40,000 51 (74.6)
   Missing 13 (16.2)
Ethnicity  
   Caucasian 78 (97.5)
   Other 2 (2.5)
Marital status  
   Married 71 (88.8)
   Divorced 3 (3.8)
   Widowed 3 (3.8)
   Single 2 (2.5)
   Common-law 1 (1.3)
Religious preference  
   Catholic 10 (13)
   Non-Catholic 44 (55)
   Other 10 (13)
   None 13 (16.3)
   Missing 3 (3.8)
Anyone else helping with care giving?  
   No 35 (43.8)
   Yes 42 (52.5)
   Missing 3 (3.8)