Table 1: Demographic, clinical, and psychometric characteristics for the samples of patients with caregivers.

VariablesPatientsCaregivers
Mean ± SDMin-MaxMean ± SDMin-Max

Age (yrs)79.06 ± 7.1656-9759.40 ± 12.9624-87
Gender (M / F)65 / 129-60 / 134-
Education (yrs)7.57 ± 4.020-1611.58 ± 3.822-20
Dementia type (AD / non-AD)131 / 63---
MMSE11.07 ± 6.640-23--
NPI33.06 ± 19.020-88--
K-IADL3.50 ± 2.000-6--
GDS5.23 ± 0.993-7--
CES-D--19.64 ± 10.051-51
ZBI--43.42 ± 46.428-74
Weekly caregiving (hrs)--101.08 ± 69.700-168
Professional caregiver (Y / N)--54 / 140-
Caregiver being a spouse (Y / N)--77 / 117-
Caregiver living with the patient (Y / N)--124 / 70-

Note. AD = Alzheimer’s dementia; MMSE = Mini-Mental State Examination; NPI = Neuropsychiatric Inventory; K-IADL = Katz Index of Activities of Daily Living; GDS = Global Deterioration Scale; CES-D = Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression; ZBI = Zarit Burden Inventory; M / F = male / female; Y / N = yes / no; Yrs = years; hrs = hours.