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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of caregivers

From: Who are the ostomy patients and caregivers attending Portuguese community pharmacies? A cross-sectional study

Variables Caregivers
n = 181
Sex, n (%) Male 32 (18.3%)
Female 143 (81.7%)
  n = 175; NRa = 6
Age, years Average (SD) 54.8 (14.4)
Median 55
Minimum-maximum 21–93
  n = 173; NRa = 8
Employment situation, n (%) Retired/Pensioner 97 (54.5%)
Employed 56 (31.5%)
Unemployed 18 (10.1%)
Other 7 (3.9%)
  n = 181
Kinship/relationship with the ostomy patient, n (%) Daughter/son or daughter/son-in-law 72 (40.2%)
Spouse/partner 69 (38.5%)
Nephew/niece 10 (5.6%)
Healthcare professional 8 (4.5%)
Brother/sister 6 (3.4%)
Father/mother or parent-in-law 6 (3.4%)
Other 8 (4.5%)
  n = 179; NRa = 2
  1. a Non-respondents