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Table 2 Specific characteristics of the participant caregivers

From: Multi-part quality evaluation of a customized mobile application for monitoring elderly patients with functional loss and helping caregivers

Characteristic Caregiver (N=38)
Time as caregiver  
≤ 5 years 20(53%)
6–7 years 7(18%)
8–10 years 7(18%)
> 10 years 4(11%)
Sharing care (with other person)  
Sharing 21(55%)
Not sharing 17(45%)
Residence with the elder  
In the same house 31(82%)
Other house 7(18%)
Formal caregiver  
Yes 10(26%)
No 28(74%)
Stress/overload (Zarit scale)  
Moderate 14(37%)
Moderate/Severe 14(37%)
Severe 3(8%)
Low/No 7(18%)
Reported health problems  
No problems reported 3(8%)
1–2 22(58%)
> 2 13(34%)
Psychological support  
Yes 8(21%)
No 30(79%)