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Table 3 Caregiving activity involvement of parent and spouse caregivers

From: A cross-sectional study on spouse and parent differences in caregiving experiences of people living with schizophrenia in rural China

VariablesKinship types N (%)/ Median (IQR)Z/χ2P*
TotalSpouse(n = 113)Parent(n = 151)
Daily activitiesNo103 (39.02)45 (39.82)58 (38.41)  
Yes161 (60.98)68 (60.18)93 (61.59)0.05420.816
Frequency3 (0–4)3 (0–4)4 (0–4)−0.6710.502
Medicine managementNo70 (26.52)28 (24.78)42 (27.81)  
Yes194 (73.48)85 (75.22)109 (72.19)0.3060.580
Frequency4 (0–4)4 (0–4)4 (0–4)0.3300.742
Hospital visitNo78 (29.55)33 (29.20)45 (29.80)  
Yes186 (70.45)80 (70.80)106 (70.20)0.01110.916
Frequency4 (0–4)4 (0–4)4 (0–4)0.1870.851
Financial helpNo104 (39.39)40 (35.40)64 (42.38)  
Yes160 (60.61)73 (64.60)87 (57.62)1.3210.250
Frequency4 (0–4)4 (0–4)3 (0–4)1.0420.298
  1. * All P values were non-significant with values above 0.05