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Table 3 Caregiver activity scale (CAS) and Zarit burden interview (ZBI) scores

From: Caregiving, care burden and awareness of caregivers and patients with dementia in Asian locations: a secondary analysis

  CAS ZBI
Variables n Estimate Standard error p-value n Estimate Standard error p-value
Patient’s sex (female) 495 − 387.0084 68.662 < 0.0001 521 −3.3414 1.448 0.021
Patient’s age 495 4.8481 4.824 0.3154 521 0.2237 0.1 0.026
Patient’s duration of education 495 4.8044 6.423 0.4548 521 0.0065 0.133 0.961
Patient’s weight 450 12.4228 3.07 < 0.0001 472 0.0583 0.07 0.407
Patient’s height 449 14.5499 3.337 < 0.0001 471 0.1289 0.077 0.097
MMSE 476 9.7593 6.475 0.1324 501 −0.455 0.13 < 0.001
CDR (sum of boxes) 493 16.0826 10.847 0.1388 519 1.7492 0.21 < 0.001
CDR (global) 493 94.7484 65.635 0.1495 519 9.9107 1.275 < 0.001
Patient’s awareness (none) 487 117.4496 71.767 0.1024 508 1.0642 1.469 0.469
Caregiver’s sex (female) 495 131.9129 70.314 0.0612 521 3.5599 1.447 0.014
Caregiver’s age 486 6.8393 2.24 0.0024 511 0.0415 0.046 0.370
Caregiver’s duration of education 484 −29.3388 6.587 < 0.0001 503 −0.0846 0.138 0.541
Caregiver’s occupation (none) 484 226.7616 69.114 0.0011 509 2.1644 1.435 0.132
Caregiver’s marital status (single) 494 66.7254 113.298 0.5562 518 −1.0485 2.326 0.652
Caregiver’s awareness (none) 494 36.5177 69.646 0.6003 517 −6.3056 1.41 < 0.001
Relationship with caregiver (child) 426 − 431.9034 75.527 < 0.0001 448 −1.6973 1.516 0.267
Cohabitation (no) 493 − 357.2101 69.206 < 0.0001 519 −5.4699 1.446 < 0.001
  1. CDR Clinical dementia rating, MMSE Mini-mental state exam