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Table 3 Caregiver and patient variables that produce differences in the components of the Attitudes Towards Schizophrenia Questionnaire for Relatives

From: Attitudes and burden in relatives of patients with schizophrenia in a middle income country

  Behavioural component Cognitive component Affective component
Caregiver age r = 0.32* r = 0.44** r = 0.57**
Years living with the patient r = 0.20 ns. r = 0.37* r = 0.33*
Relationship Parents Others F = 4.66
p < 0.018
Parents Others F = 8.36
p < 0.002
Parents Others F = 19.75 p < 0.000
  M SD M SD   M SD M SD   M SD M SD  
  3.07 1.42 1.92 1.32   3.09 1.30 1.78 0.68   3.63 0.95 1.88 1.31  
Educational level Low Medium-high F = 8.41
p = 0.003
Low Medium-high F = 3.41
p < 0.036
Low Medium-high F = 10.93 p < 0.001
  M SD M SD   M SD M SD   M SD M SD  
  3.36 1.33 2.12 1.36   3.13 1.29 2.38 1.24   3.76 0.67 2.59 1.52  
  1. *P < .05; **p < .001 ns. = no signification