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Table 3 IEQ mean sum scores by key splits

From: A survey of caregiver burden in those providing informal care for patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder with agitation: results from a European study

  Base Mean IEQ sum score (SD)
Total sample 247 32.2 (15.27)
Country
 Germany 93 28.4 (13.56)
 Spain 75 35.6 (16.55)
 UK 79 33.3 (15.15)
Main mental health disorder of patient
 Schizophrenia 106 31.9 (14.16)
 Bipolar disorder 136 32.5 (16.34)
 Don’t know 5 27.2 (5.81)
Caregiver current employment status
 Working full time 78 28.3 (14.81)
 Student 15 28.6 (16.80)
 Working part time 78 32.5 (14.53)
 Homemaker 22 38.8 (17.04)
 Unemployed 26 36.5 (15.07)
 Retired 33 32.4 (14.76)
Mean hours of care provided a week
 1–10 44 24.5 (12.44)
 11–20 66 27.8 (13.78)
 21–30 65 33.5 (14.19)
 31–40 20 37.3 (10.18)
 41–50 16 34.1 (12.27)
 > 50 36 43.4 (18.65)
Caregiver lives with patient
 Yes 153 33.2 (16.20)
 No 94 30.5 (13.55)
Patient symptoms recognised by the caregiving during an episode of agitation
 Over excited 140 31.8 (15.05)
 Tense 161 32.9 (15.64)
 Hostile 51 41.7 (17.07)
 Un-cooperative 46 38.3 (14.42)
 A lack of control 16 40.3 (16.35)
 Wound up 117 35.6 (15.28)
 Fidgety 130 35.0 (15.03)
 Violent 41 39.5 (16.40)
 Aggressive 35 37.8 (11.61)
 Irritable 134 34.1 (14.95)
 Short tempered 79 38.4 (14.82)
 Restless 157 32.6 (14.77)
 Uneasy 155 33.1 (15.14)
 Nervous 169 33.7 (15.73)
 Feeling like they can’t sit still 141 34.3 (15.81)