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Table 1 Demographic and medical characteristics (n = 47)

From: Analysis of post-traumatic growth status and its influencing factors in patients with facial palsy

Variables n (%)
Gender
 Female 26 (55.3)
 Male 21 (44.7)
Education level
 Low education (illiteracy/primary school) 7 (14.9)
 Secondary education (secondary school/high school) 14 (29.8)
 Higher education (university and above) 26 (55.3)
Religious belief
 Yes (Christian/Buddhism) 6 (12.8)
 No 41 (87.2)
Marital status
 Married 37 (78.7)
 Divorced, widowed, single 10 (21.3)
Monthly income
 Low income (RMB: 1000-3000) 25 (53.2)
 Medium income (RMB:3001-5000) 11 (23.4)
 High income (RMB: > 5001) 11 (23.4)
Residence
 City 29 (61.7)
 Countryside 18 (38.3)
Personality type
 Extrovert 12 (25.5)
 Middle 23 (48.9)
 Introvert 12 (25.5)
Event
 Yes (accident/chronic disease/family misfortune) 6 (12.8)
 No 41 (87.2)
Cause of facial paralysis
 Tumor in CPA area 26 (55.3)
 Non-tumor (facial neuritis/trauma/other) 21 (44.7)
Time since diagnosis
 ≤ 1 year 12 (25.5)
 > 1 year 35 (74.5)
Degree
 Mild and moderate (level II/III/IV) 24 (51.1)
 Severe (level V/VI) 23 (48.9)
Surgery
 Yes 37 (78.7)
  Postoperative time < 1 year 15 (31.9)
  Postoperative time 1–2 years 13 (27.7)
  Postoperative time > 2 years 9 (19.1)
 No 10 (21.3)
Self-care level
 Yes 46 (97.9)
 No 1 (2.1)
Whether returned to work after rehabilitation
 Yes 32 (68.1)
 No 15 (31.9)