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Table 4 Relation between QOL, self-competence, and self-liking of caregivers of non-ADHD children and their socio-demographic characters (n = 108)

From: A comparative study: quality of life, self-competence, and self-liking among the caregivers of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other non-ADHD children

Variables No QOL (n = 108) Self-competence (n = 108) Self-liking (n = 108)
Good Fair Poor Good Fair Poor Good fair
No % No % No % No % No % No % No % No %
Age per year
 ≤ 30 17 9 52.94 7 41.18 1 5.88 8 47.06 9 52.94 0 .00 12 70.59 5 29.41
 > 30–40 44 16 36.36 28 63.64 0 .00 16 36.36 27 61.36 1 2.27 30 68.18 14 31.82
 > 40 47 9 19.15 34 72.34 4 8.51 9 19.15 36 76.60 2 4.26 17 36.17 30 63.83
χ2 (p value) 10.6 (0.031) 6.2 (0.18) 11.5 (0.003)
Sex
 Female 36 4 11.11 28 77.78 4 11.11 7 19.44 27 75.00 2 5.56 17 47.22 19 52.78
 Male 72 30 41.67 41 56.94 1 1.39 26 36.11 45 62.50 1 1.39 42 58.33 30 41.67
χ2 (p value) 13.6 (0.001) 4.2 (0.12) 1.2 (0.27)
Marital status
 Married 70 28 40.00 41 58.57 1 1.43 22 31.43 47 67.14 1 1.43 46 65.71 24 34.29
 Others 38 6 15.79 28 73.68 4 10.53 11 28.95 25 65.79 2 5.26 13 34.21 25 65.79
χ2 (p value) 9.8 (0.007) 1.4 (0. 51) 9.8 (0.002)
Education
 Diploma 34 10 29.41 24 70.59 0 .00 13 38.24 19 55.88 2 5.88 19 55.88 15 44.12
 Bachelors 59 17 28.81 37 62.71 5 8.47 13 22.03 46 77.97 0 .00 31 52.54 28 47.46
 Post-graduate 15 7 46.67 8 53.33 0 .00 7 46.67 7 46.67 1 6.67 9 60.00 6 40.00
χ2 (p value) 5.9 (0.2) 9.6 (0.048) 0.3 (0.86)
Occupation
 Employee 76 27 35.53 45 59.21 4 5.26 26 34.21 49 64.47 1 1.32 41 53.95 35 46.05
 Non-working 32 7 21.88 24 75.00 1 3.13 7 21.88 23 71.88 2 6.25 18 56.25 14 43.75
χ2 (p value)   2.4 (0.29) 3.3 (0.19) 0.05 (0.83)
Medical history of diseases
 No 85 33 38.8 51 60.0 1 1.18 31 36.47 53 62.35 1 1.18 56 65.88 29 34.12
 Yes 23 1 4.35 18 78.26 4 17.39 2 8.70 19 82.61 2 8.7 3 13.04 20 86.96
χ2 (p value) 18.1 (0.0001) 9.4 (0.009) 20.4 (0.0001)