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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of caregivers who participated in cognitive interviews

From: Development of the Health Literacy of Caregivers Scale - Cancer (HLCS-C): item generation and content validity testing

Demographic characteristics Caregivers ( n  = 16)
n %
Gender – Female 15 94%
Age (years)   
 ≤ 65 11 69%
 ≥ 66 5 31%
Care recipient cancer type   
 Hematological 12 75%
 Solid 4 25%
Length of time as a caregiver   
 1 to 2 years 3 19%
 2 to 4 years 6 37.5%
 More than 5 years 6 37.5%
 Unspecified 1 6%
Education   
 Completed some or all high school 7 44%
 Completed some or all of University 9 56%
Speaks English at home 16 100%
Caregiver relationship to care recipient   
 Spouse 9 56%
 Parent, sibling, or child 5 31%
 Friend 2 13%