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Table 1 Demographics and Characteristics of the Study Participants (N = 40)

From: Caregiver’s perspectives on facilitators and barriers of active participation in cerebral palsy rehabilitation in North West Nigeria: a qualitative study

Variable   %
Mean age of the caregivers 27.17 ± 4.46 (21–40) years  
Gender (female/male) 40/0 100%/ 0%
Relationship with the child (mother/others) 38/2 95% /5%
Mean time since caregiving started 2.90 ± 1.55 (1–8) years  
Mean age of the children 3.00 ± 1.68 (1–8) years  
Range of number of children (2–8)  
Range of number of dependents (2–9)  
Level of education (primary/ secondary /higher institution/ none) 3/ 31/ 6/ 0 7.5%/ 77.5%/ 15%/ 0%
Religion (Islam/ Christianity/ Others) 40/ 0/ 0 100%/ 0%/ 0%
Occupation (housewife/ business/ civil servant/ others) 23/ 14/ 3/ 0 57.5%/ 35%/ 7.5%/ 0%
Marital status (married (currently)/ single) 40/ 0 100%/ 0%
Tribe (Hausa/ Fulani/ Yoruba/ Igbo 36/ 4/ 0/ 0 80%/ 20%/ 0%/ 0%
Gender of the child (female/male) 28/ 12 70%/ 30%