International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life for Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Table 2

Self-reported health status of the caregivers, living conditions, and time engaged in the care.

History of hypertension, %32,9%
History of dyslipidemia, %18,1%
History of diabetes, %8,4%
History of coronary artery disease, %4,5%
History of heart failure, %3,9%
History of COPD, %3,2%
History of arthritis, %13,5%
First stage of AD (patient), %22,6%
Second stage of AD (patient), %54,8%
Third stage of AD (patient), %22,6%
Living with patient (yes), %69,7%
Years of care4,6 ± 3,7
Days/week of care7,1 ± 5,2
Hours/day of care10,1 ± 7,4
Participation in any course for caregivers (yes), %27,7%

AD = Alzheimer’s disease. COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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