Year: 2004
Module: Grandparenting
Variable:CAREWHO

If response to CAREHOME or CARESEP is 'Yes' ...
Now thinking of the person you mainly care for (that is the person you spend most hours per week caring for). Is that person

 

%

...your husband or wife,15
Your child or step-child,11
Your foster child,1
Your parent,38
Your parent-in-law,7
Your grandparent,10
Your brother or sister,7
Another relative7
Or a friend or neighbour?4
(Other - write in) 1

 

Go to results for men and women, people of different ages and people of different religions.
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Results for men and women

%

  MaleFemale
...your husband or wife, 21 12
Your child or step-child, 7 13
Your foster child, 1 1
Your parent, 36 40
Your parent-in-law, 6 7
Your grandparent, 9 10
Your brother or sister, 6 7
Another relative 7 7
Or a friend or neighbour? 7 3
(Other - write in) 1 0

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

  18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
...your husband or wife, * * 7 12 14 *
Your child or step-child, * * 11 13 14 *
Your foster child, * * 4 0 0 *
Your parent, * * 44 55 42 *
Your parent-in-law, * * 8 8 5 *
Your grandparent, * * 2 0 0 *
Your brother or sister, * * 9 4 8 *
Another relative * * 8 6 10 *
Or a friend or neighbour? * * 5 2 8 *
(Other - write in) * * 2 0 1 *
* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

  CatholicProtestantNo religion
...your husband or wife, 12 19 *
Your child or step-child, 12 11 *
Your foster child, 2 0 *
Your parent, 36 40 *
Your parent-in-law, 7 6 *
Your grandparent, 15 5 *
Your brother or sister, 9 5 *
Another relative 7 6 *
Or a friend or neighbour? 0 8 *
(Other - write in) 0 0 *

* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

 

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