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Table 3 Average needs of family caregivers in different dimension in different stages of study

From: Investigating the needs of family caregivers of older stroke patients: a longitudinal study in Iran

Domain Stage of study
Admission time pre-discharge 2 weeks after discharge 12 weeks after discharge
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Health information 97.2 3.63 97.2 3.69 76.7 31.9 63.9 32.53
Community networks 94.5 3 94.5 3 85.5 12.5 72.3 21.53
Professional support 98 2.71 97.8 2.5 88.3 8.34 73 18.02
Instrumental support 89.8 15.25 89.2 17.23 72.8 31.17 60/6 32.55
Emotional support 95.5 3.38 95.4 3.02 82.4 10.36 68.5 12.43
Involvement with patient care 94.6 5.9 93.8 7.16 62.2 33 40.4 27.63
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