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Bakas caregiving outcomes scale

Level of Caregiver Burden in Jamaican Stroke Caregivers and Relationship between Selected Sociodemographic Variables

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.060
Pages: 
605–9
Synopsis: 
This manuscript examines caregiver burden among a small sample of primary caregivers of stroke patients in Jamaica. The Bakas Caregiving Outcomes Scale and a demographic sheet were administered to the caregivers. The stroke survivors completed the Barthel Index and the Geriatric Depression Scale. Relationships between burden and selected variables were analysed.
ABSTRACT
 
Objective: This study sought to determine the level of caregiver burden present in Jamaican stroke caregivers and to investigate the relationship between caregiver burden and selected sociodemographic variables.
 
Revised: 
23 Jul, 2013
Accepted: 
20 Aug, 2013
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e-Published: 11 Jun, 2014
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