Table 20
Types of help received among seniors who received unpaid help in the last 12 months, by age group and sex, Canada, 2012

Table 20
Types of help received among seniors who received unpaid help in the last 12 months, by age group and sex, Canada, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of Types of help received among seniors who received unpaid help in the last 12 months. The information is grouped by Type of help from primary caregiver (appearing as row headers), Total – 65 years and over, 65 to 74 years, 75 to 84 years, 85 years and over, Women and Men, calculated using percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of help from primary caregiver Total – 65 years and over 65 to 74 years 75 to 84 years 85 years and over
Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men
percentage
Transportation 79 66Note * 73 62Note * 76 64Note * 88 78Note *
Household chores (e.g., meal preparation, cleaning) 54 47Note * 56 43Note * 51 49 57 49
House maintenance or outdoor work 40 44 44 38 37 46 42 49
Personal care (e.g., bathing, dressing) 27 24 20 24 27 25 33 22Note E: Use with caution
Medical treatments (e.g., taking medications) 27 36Note * 19Note E: Use with caution 35Note * 26 38Note * 35 32Note E: Use with caution
Scheduling or coordinating care-related tasks (e.g., making appointments) 40 46Note * 26 41Note * 37 47 54 54
Banking, bill paying, or managing finances 45 42 31 38 43 44 60 42Note *
Other 2Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
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