Year: 2006
Module:Informal_Carers
Variable:CAREWHO

If respondent is a carer...
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, wife or partner18
your child or step-child15
your parent40
your parent-in-law6
your grandparent6
your brother or sister5
another relative8
or a friend or neighbour3

 

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, wife or partner 20 18
Your child or step-child 14 15
Your parent 37 42
Your parent-in-law 6 6
Your grandparent 7 5
Your brother or sister 6 4
Another relative 7 8
Or a friend or neighbour 2 3

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Your husband, wife or partner * * * 13 * *
Your child or step-child * * * 18 * *
Your parent * * * 47 * *
Your parent-in-law 0 * * 5 * 0
Your grandparent * * * 0 0 0
Your brother or sister * * * 3 * *
Another relative * * * 9 * *
Or a friend or neighbour 0 0 * 5 * *
* 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, wife or partner 20 18 *
Your child or step-child 15 15 *
Your parent 37 42 *
Your parent-in-law 6 9 0
Your grandparent 8 3 *
Your brother or sister 5 4 *
Another relative 8 7 *
Or a friend or neighbour 1 3 *

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

 

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