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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of caregivers

From: Mental health literacy about schizophrenia and depression: a survey among Chinese caregivers of patients with mental disorder

Variables Number Percent
Gender
 Male 167 41.5
 Female 235 58.5
Age (years)
 16–25 44 10.9
 26–35 70 17.4
 36–45 148 36.8
 46–55 108 26.9
 56–65 29 7.2
 ≥66 3 0.7
Marital status
 Currently married 354 88.1
 Not married 48 11.9
Education (years)
 0–6 25 6.2
 7–9 135 33.6
 9–12 109 27.1
 ≥13 133 33.1
Relationship to the patient
 Father 78 19.4
 Mother 116 28.9
 Sibling 48 11.9
 Other relationshipa 160 39.8
  1. aOther relationship including patients’ intimate partner, friend, children and so on