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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of caregivers (N = 330)

From: Determinants of caregiver satisfaction with child neurodevelopmental assessment in neuropaediatric clinics

  N %
Caregivers
 Mother 232 70.3
 Father 69 20.9
 Mother and father 10 3.0
 Other 19 5.8
Marital status
 Married 163 49.4
 Cohabitant 104 31.5
 Without partner 63 19.1
Mother tongue
 Norwegian 299 90.6
 Other Nordic language 7 2.1
 Other European language 16 4.8
 Non-European language 8 2.4
Education level of caregiver
 Primary/Secondary School 29 7.9
 High School 143 43.6
 College/University up to 4 years 104 31.7
 University above 4 years 52 15.9
Education level of caregiver’s partner
 Primary/Secondary School 42 14.9
 High School 143 50.7
 College/University up to 4 years 59 20.9
 University above 4 years 38 13.5
Employment status of caregiver
 Gainfully employed 245 74.2
 On sick leave, disability pension or rehabilitation 43 13.0
 Under education 9 2.7
 Working at home 11 3.3
 Unemployed 4 1.2
 Another activity 18 5.5
Employment status of caregiver’s partner
 Gainfully employed 212 75.4
 On sick leave, disability pension or rehabilitation 40 14.2
 Under education 11 3.9
 Working at home 4 1.4
 Unemployed 2 0.7
 Another activity 12 4.3