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Table 1 Sociodemographic profile of the participants (N = 285)

From: Resilience and burden in caregivers of older adults: moderating and mediating effects of perceived social support

  n %
Age group 21-39 75 26.3
40-65 210 73.7
Gender Male 101 35.4
Female 184 64.6
Ethnicity Chinese 160 56.1
Malay 38 13.3
Indian 87 30.5
Marital status Single 85 29.8
Married 173 60.7
Separated/Divorced/Widowed 27 9.5
Education level Completed Primary 9 3.2
Completed Secondary 76 26.8
Completed Vocational Education 13 4.6
Completed A Level 17 6.0
Completed Diploma 74 26.1
Completed Tertiary Education 95 33.5
Employment status Employed 216 75.8
Unemployed 69 24.2
Relationship of care-recipient with caregiver Parent 224 78.6
Spouse 18 6.3
Sibling 2 0.7
Other relatives/ others 41 14.4