Table 14
Type of assistance received by senior women and men because of a chronic health condition, as a percentage, by age group, Canada, 2007

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Table 14
Type of assistance received by senior women and men because of a chronic health condition, as a percentage, by age group, Canada, 2007

Table summary
This table displays the results of Type of assistance received by senior women and men because of a chronic health condition. The information is grouped by Type of assistance received appearing as row headers and is grouped by Women, Men, 65 to 74 years, 75 years and over, Total - 65 years and over appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Type of assistance received Women Men
65 to 74 years 75 years and over Total - 65 years and over 65 to 74 years 75 years and over Total - 65 years and over
percentage
Transportation for grocery shopping or other necessities, banking or bill paying 52.8* 69.3 63.4 43.8 58.0 52.2
Meal preparation, washing dishes, housecleaning, laundry or sewing 45.7 47.7 47.0 32.5 49.9 42.7
House maintenance or outdoor work 48.2 44.2 45.6 42.2 50.6 47.2
Personal care 18.2 25.9 23.1 21.4E 26.9 24.6
Medical treatment or procedures 19.3 23.4 21.9 20.4E 28.9 25.4
Coordination of health care 18.2 37.7 30.7 22.1E 42.1 33.9
E use with caution
* statistically significant difference between age groups at p<0.05
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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