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Table 1 Study population demographic characteristics, N = 46

From: The impact of hospital-based and community based models of cerebral palsy rehabilitation: a quasi-experimental study

   OR (n = 20) IB (n = 26) Total Statistic p-value
   n n n (%)   
Gender Males 11 14 25 (54) χ 2 = 0.049 0.825
  Females 9 12 21 (46) df = 1*  
Mean age of children in months (SD)   44 (49) 12 (7) 26 (36) U = 170.0, Z = −1.928 0.047
GMFCS Level I 5 8 13(28) U = 0.790 0.448
  II 3 4 7 (15) Z = 0.429  
  III 2 4 6 (13)   
  IV 2 2 4 (9)   
  V 8 8 16 (35)   
CP type Spastic 16 21 37 (80) χ 2 = 0.0 0.948
df = 3
  Athetoid/dyskinetic 3 2 5 (11)   
  Ataxic 1 1 2 (4)   
  Mixed 0 2 2 (4)   
Mean caregiver age (SD) in years   33 (12) 28 (5) 30.4 (9.2) U = 192.00, Z = 1.496 0.134
Relationship to child Mother 16 22 38 (83) χ 2 = .710 0.701
df = 2
  Grandmother 2 3 5 (11)   
  Sibling 2 1 3 (7)   
Caregiver Primary 2 2 4(9) χ 2 = 4.268 0.371
df = 3
Educational level Secondary 13 17 30 (65)   
  Tertiary 4 5 9 (20)   
  None 1 2 3 (7)   
Caregiver Unemployed 12 16 28 (61) χ 2 = 0.802 0.67
df = 2
Employment status Informally employed 7 7 14 (30)   
  Formally employed 1 3 4 (9)   
  1. *- With Yates correction of continuity.