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Table 3 Main caregivers' characteristics

From: Effectiveness of a nurse-led case management home care model in Primary Health Care. A quasi-experimental, controlled, multi-centre study

  Intervention (n = 117) Control (n = 88) Sig.
  Mean (SD) or n/N 95%CI or % Mean (SD) or n/N 95%CI or % p
Age 57.24(13.31) (54.67–59.80) 58.35(9.78) (55.60–61.10) NS
Women 101 86.32% 60 68.18% NS
Daily time for care
Missing data 6 5.10% 29 33.30%  
< 3 hours/day 2 1.70% 3 3.30%  
3–5 hours/day 7 6.00% 8 9.10%  
6–8 hours/day 20 17.10% 8 9.10%  
9–20 hours/day 38 32.50% 20 22.70% NS
> 20 hours/day 44 37.60% 20 22.70%  
Patient-caregiver relationship
Spouse 41 35.00% 14 15.90% NS
Son/Daughter 61 52.10% 40 45.45%  
Other 15 12.90% 7 7.95%  
Missing data 0 0 27 30,70%