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Table 1 Comparison between the educational levels and professions of the study groups (n = 98)

From: Concerns and considerations among caregivers of a child with autism in Qatar

Category Autistic Group (n = 56) N (%) Non Autistic Group (n = 42) N (%)
Caregiver Educational level
Primary 1 (2) 1 (2)
Preparatory 1 (2) 2 (4)
Secondary 12 (21) 12 (29)
Some University 17 (30) 10 (24)
Bachelor degree 21 (38) 15 (36)
More than Bachelor degree 4 (7) 2 (5)
Caregiver Profession
Administrative 11 (20) 8 (19)
Technical 2 (4) 7 (17)
Professional 23 (41) 15 (36)
Homemaker/Retired 16 (28) 9 (21)
Unknown 4 (7) 3 (7)
Caregiver’s Spouses’ Profession
Administrative 13 (23) 11 (26)
Technical 1 (2) 1 (2)
Professional 23 (41) 20 (48)
Homemaker/Retired 15 (27) 3 (7)
Unknown 4 (7) 7 (17)