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Table 3 Means and standard deviations of FBIS for chronic viral hepatitis (n = 1478)

From: Caregiver burden and its determinants among family members of patients with chronic viral hepatitis in Shanghai, China: a community-based survey

Scales Standard FBIS Adjusted FBIS
Range of items Mean Standard deviation Range of items Mean Standard deviation
Family Burden Interview Schedule 1-25 12.62 10.74 1-25 12.62 10.74
  Financial burden 1-6 4.81 3.36 1-8 6.29 4.39
  Disruption of family routine activities 7-11 2.68 2.57 9-11 1.20 1.56
  Disruption of family leisure 12-15 1.89 2.10 12-15 1.89 2.10
  Disruption of family interactions 16-20 2.04 2.38 16,18-20 1.75 1.99
  Effect on physical health of others 21-22 0.52 0.91 21-22 0.52 0.91
  Effect on mental health of others 23-25 0.68 1.27 17,23-25 0.97 1.64
  1. FBIS: The Family Burden Interview Schedule; Adjusted FBIS was the standard version of FBIS which was restructured according to the results of exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis.