Women and men caring for a senior, by the senior's place of residence, Canada, 2010
|Care of senior and place of residence||Women||Men|
|Provide care to a senior1|
|Senior living in the household||2.8||2.4|
|Senior not living in the household||14.3||9.2*|
|Spend more than 10 hours per week caring for a senior2|
|Senior living in the household||48.9||25.0*|
|Senior not living in the household||11.4||6.5E*|
E use with caution
* statistically significant difference between women and men at p < 0.05
1. Respondents were classified as providing care to a senior if they did it for at least one hour per week.
2. Only those who provide care to a senior are included.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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