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Table 2 Descriptive data of the sample characteristics and the variables used in this study

From: Determinants of depression in primary caregivers of disabled older relatives: a path analysis

  M SD Theoretical range Practical range No. % 95% CI
Caregiver age 59.8 12.9   27–88    
Caregiver gender Female      162 81.0 [75.3, 86.7]
Male      38 19.0 [13.3, 24.6]
Kinship Spouse      59 29.5 [22.9, 36.1]
Offspring      124 62.0 [55.0, 68.9]
  Other      17 8.5 [4.4, 12.6]
Depression   2.94 2.46 0–9 0–9    
Perceived burden   5.49 3.12 0–13 0–13    
Beliefs of obligation   9.20 3.08 3–12 3–12    
Social pressure   4.52 1.99 3–12 3–12    
Independence for the ADL   34.37 28.60 0–100 0–95    
Behavioural problems   14.18 14.88 0–120 0–100    
Cognitive impairment   5.09 3.49 0–10 0–10    
  1. Note. ADL refers to the basic activities of daily living