2002 General Social Survey Cycle 16: Aging and Social Support - Tables - ARCHIVED
Cycle 16 of the 2002 General Social Survey (GSS) was on 'Aging and Social Support.' Data were collected over an 11-month period from February to December 2002 with a sample of approximately 25,000 respondents representing the non-institutionalized population in the 10 provinces.
These tables contain data on the prevalence of care received by seniors because of long-term health problems, the prevalence of informal care given to seniors because of long-term health problems and consequences of providing care to seniors. All tables are available by sex and age groups, and for Canada and the provinces.
Note: For a detailed analysis, please see the document 'The Consequences of Caring for an Aging Society' (Catalogue no. 89-582-XIE).