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Table 2 Characteristics of interviewed caregivers and care recipients

From: Awareness, utilization and influencing factors of social supports for main informal caregivers of schizophrenia patients: a cross-sectional study in primary care settings in Beijing, China

Items Caregivers (n = 10) Care recipient (n = 10)
Mean age 65.43 ± 11.39 years old 47.07 ± 10.45 years old
Sex
 Female 7 2
 Male 3 8
Self-reported general health
 Excellent/very good 0 N/A
 Good 1 N/A
 Fair 3 N/A
 Poor 6 N/A
Relationship
 Spouse 6 N/A
 Child 3 N/A
 Other family relative 1 N/A
 Marital status   
 Married 8 8
 Widowed 2 2
Education
 Elementary school 1 3
 Secondary school 5 3
 Higher education 4 4
Disease status
 Stable phase N/A 6
 Relatively stable phase N/A 2
 Unstable phase N/A 2