Table 13
Women and men aged 65 years and over who received assistance because of a chronic health problem, by relationship to main caregiver, Canada, 2007

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Table 13
Women and men aged 65 years and over who received assistance because of a chronic health problem, by relationship to main caregiver, Canada, 2007
Table summary
This table displays the results of women and men aged 65 years and over who received assistance because of a chronic health problem. The information is grouped by main caregiver's relationship to respondent appearing as row headers, women, men, total appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Main caregiver's relationship to respondent Women Men Total
percentage
Spouse 20.7 48.4* 30.7
Daughter 35.5 15.9E* 28.4
Son 18.7 14.9E 17.4
Other family member or friend 16.4 15.6E 16.1
Close friend 8.7 5.2E* 7.5
E use with caution
* statistically significant difference between women and men at p< 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2007 – Family, Social Support and Retirement.
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