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Table 2 Characteristics and descriptive statistics of the final sample

From: Development and preliminary validation of a questionnaire to measure satisfaction with home care in Greece: an exploratory factor analysis of polychoric correlations

Variable No. of Responses % Variable No. of Responses %
Level of Education    Informal Caregivers   
None 49 24.4 Relatives 25 12.4
Elementary School 117 58.2 Children 115 57.2
High School - Lyceum 26 13.0 Neighbours 29 14.4
Higher Education 2 1.0 Friends 16 8.0
University 7 3.5 Others 16 8.0
Age    Monthly Net Income (€)   
65-69 39 19.4 < 300 31 15.4
70-74 52 25.9 301 - 500 94 46.8
75-79 54 26.9 501-700 56 27.9
80-85 39 19.4 701-900 13 6.5
86-90 17 8.5 > 900 7 3.5
Gender    Family Status   
Male 75 37.3 Single 20 10.0
Female 126 62.7 Widowed 109 54.2
Visit Frequency    Divorced 21 10.4
1 per month 9 4.5 Married 51 25.4
1 per fifteen days 24 11.9 Enrolment Duration   
1 per week 90 44.8 ≤ 1 year 47 23.4
2-3 per week 66 32.8 (1 year - 2 years] 80 39.8
4-5 per week 11 5.5 (2 years - 3 years] 45 22.4
Other 1 0.5 > 3 years 29 14.4
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