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Table 4 Bivariate analysis of the potential factors related to the characteristics of patients with caregiver burden

From: Factors associated with the burden of family caregivers of patients with mental disorders: a cross-sectional study

Variables ZBI Score p
Mean ± SDa
Sex
 Male 29.76 ± 13.97 0.028
 Female 25.95 ± 14.79  
Age (years)
 ≤ 40 28.37 ± 14.74 0.320
 41–60 27.89 ± 14.60  
 ≥ 60 24.12 ± 13.32  
Education (years)
 Low 29.20 ± 14.81 0.117
 Average 25.99 ± 13.31  
 High 23.94 ± 18.03  
Marital status
 Without partner 28.35 ± 14.14 0.169
 With partner 25.61 ± 15.54  
Medical diagnostic (ICD-10)
 Anxiety 26.65 ± 15.67 0.153
 Schizophrenia 29.19 ± 14.17  
 Bipolar Affective Disorder 25.07 ± 14.15  
 Depression 24.82 ± 12.28  
 Mental retardation 25.21 ± 13.13  
 Others 32.06 ± 17.13  
Crisis
 No 25.84 ± 14.19 < 0.001
 Yes 33.37 ± 14.17  
Internment
 No 27.47 ± 14.36 0.147
 Yes 36.17 ± 20.66  
  rb p
Duration of patient’s illness (years) 0.045 0.448
  1. aStandard deviation
  2. bPearson’s correlation coefficient