Journal of Addiction / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Caregiver Burden in Alcohol Dependence Syndrome

Table 1

Sociodemographic profile of the patients and caregivers.

Sociodemographic variablesPatient
= 200, frequency (%)
mean ± SD
Caregiver
= 200, frequency (%)
mean ± SD

Age38.73 ± 9.5141.60 ± 14.45

Sex
Male200 (100%)20 (10%)
Female180 (90%)

Marital status
Single41 (20.5%)3 (1.5%)
Married153 (76.5%)175 (87.5%)
Others6 (3%)22 (11%)

Education
Illiterate14 (7%)43 (21.5%)
Primary school31 (15.5%)39 (19.5%)
Middle school51 (25.5%)34 (17%)
Higher secondary73 (36.5%)63 (31.5%)
Graduate31 (15.5%)21 (10.5%)

Occupation
Unemployed23 (11.5%)166 (83%)
Unskilled labour52 (26%)10 (5%)
Skilled labour85 (42.5%)14 (7%)
Clerical/shop owner32 (16%)10 (5%)
Professional8 (4%)

Family
Nuclear112 (56%)112 (56%)
Joint87 (43.5%)87 (43.5%)
Extended1 (0.5%)1 (0.5%)

Religion
Hindu171 (85.5%)171 (85.5%)
Muslim14 (7%)14 (7%)
Christian15 (7.5%)15 (7.5%)
Others

Income10,649 ± 71517300 ± 4764

Socioeconomic status
Upper6 (3%)7 (3.5%)
Upper middle38 (19%)38 (19%)
Lower middle64 (32%)64 (35%)
Upper lower85 (42.5%)84 (42%)
Lower7 (3.5%)7 (3.5%)

Locality
Urban134 (67%)135 (67.5%)
Rural66 (33%)65 (32.5%)

Relationship of the caregiver with patient
Parent64 (32%)
Spouse129 (64.5%)
Sibling5 (2.5%)
Others2 (1%)

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