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Table 3 Background characteristics of care recipients

From: Economic burden of family caregiving for elderly population in southern Ghana: the case of a peri-urban district

Background characteristic Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 32 32.6
 Female 66 67.4
Age
 60–74 (young old) 36 36.7
 75–84 (old-old) 35 35.7
 85 and above (very old) 27 27.6
Assistance with
 ADL 51 52.0
 IADL 98 100
  1. IADL Instrumental activity for day living, ADL Activity for daily living