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Table 5 Relation between QOL, self-competence, and self-liking of caregivers of 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)
Fair Poor Fair Poor Good Fair Poor
No % No % No % No % No % No % No %
Age per year
 ≤ 30 27 14 51.85 13 48.15 23 85.19 4 14.81 6 22.22 16 59.26 5 18.52
 > 30–40 46 13 28.26 33 71.74 38 82.61 8 17.39 8 17.39 32 69.57 6 13.04
 > 40 35 9 25.71 26 74.29 30 85.71 5 14.29 1 2.86 29 82.86 5 14.29
χ2 (p value) 5.6 (0.06) 0.17 (0.92) 6.4 (0.17)
Sex
 Female 26 12 46.15 14 53.8570.73 25 96.15 1 3.8519.51 4 15.38 21 80.77 1 3.85
 Male 82 24 29.27 58   66 80.49 16   11 13.41 56 68.29 15 18.29
χ2 (p value) 2.5 (0.11) 3.6 (0.056) 1.2 (0.27)
Marital status
 Married 81 25 30.86 56 69.1459.26 70 86.4277.78 11 13.5822.22 13 16.05 59 72.84 9 11.11
 Others 27 11 40.74 16   21   6   2 7.41 18 66.67 7 25.93
χ2 (p value) 0.89 (0.35) 1.14 (0.29) 4.2 (0.12)
Education
 Diploma 35 13 28.89 32 .71.11 35 77.78 10 22.22 7 15.56 28 62.22 10 22.22
 Bachelors 53 19 35.85 34 64.15 46 86.79 7 13.21 8 15.10 39 73.58 6 11.32
 Post-graduate 10 4 40.00 6 60.00 10 100.0 0 0.00 0 .00 10 100.00 0 .00
χ2 (p value) 0.75 (0.69) 9.6 (0.048) 6.8 (0.14)
Occupation
 Employee 63 16 25.40 4725 74.60 5833 92.0673.33 5 7.94 3 4.76 5423 85.71 6 9.52
 Non-working 45 20 44.44   55.56    12 26.67 12 26.67   51.11 10 22.22
χ2 (p value)   4.3 (0.038) 6.9 (0.008) 16.3(0.0001)
Medical history of diseases
 No 74 31 41.89 43 58.1185.29 67 90.5470.59 7 9.46 15 20.27 52 70.27 7 9.46
 Yes 34 5 14.71 29   24   10 29.41 0 .00 25 73.53 9 26.47
χ2 (p value) 7.7 (0.005) 7 (0.008) 11.5 (0.003)