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Table 3 Relationships between demographic data, disease characteristics, and acceptance of disability (N = 175)

From: Acceptance of disability and its predictors among stroke patients in Taiwan

Variables AOD score
Mean SD t/r p
Demographic data  
 Age (yr)    r = -0.03 0.73
 Gender  
  Male 71.73 11.59 t = -0.02 0.99
  Female 71.70 12.14
 Marital status     
  Single 71.70 11.78 t = 0.11 0.91
  Married 72.09 11.34
 Educational level     
  Low (below 9th grade) 71.53 11.99 t = -0.44 0.66
  High (above 9th grade) 72.50 10.72
 Monthly income     
  30000 70.88 12.12 t = -1.20 0.23
  30001 73.06 11.01
 Living status     
  Living alone 73.72 8.83 t = 1.08 0.29
  Cohabitating 71.44 12.08
 Religious beliefs     
  Yes 73.15 10.64 t = 2.55 0.01
  No 67.21 13.83
 Sleep disturbance     
  Yes 68.96 12.86 t = 2.89 0.004
  No 74.00 10.21
 Cigarette smoking     
  Yes 71.75 11.97 t = -0.03 0.98
  No 71.70 11.53
 Regular exercise     
  Yes 71.48 11.92 t = 0.38 0.70
  No 72.20 11.39
 Disease characteristics  
 Disease duration (mo)    r = 0.2 0.008
 Side of lesion     
  Left 71.42 12.22 t = 0.39 0.70
  Right 72.19 11.11
 Stroke event     
  First 73.02 11.05 t = 2.74 0.007
  Recurrent 67.35 12.96
 Comorbidity     
  Yes 70.68 11.32 t = 2.87 0.005
  No 77.69 12.45
 Stroke type     
  Hemorrhagic 65.84 12.78 t = 1.89 0.06
  Ischemic 72.19 11.54
 Barthel index    r = 0.49 0.000