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Table 1 Caregiver type of married and widowed community-dwelling Chinese older adults with ADL disability

From: Association between primary caregiver type and mortality among Chinese older adults with disability: a prospective cohort study

  Married (N = 360) Widowed (N = 3918) Total (N = 4278)
  Count ()  
Spouse 182 (50.6) 182
Son or daughter-in-law 106 (29.4) 2430 (62.0) 2536
Daughter or son-in-law 47 (13.1) 852 (21.8) 899
Grandchildren 9 (2.5) 397 (10.1) 406
Domestic helper 16 (4.4) 239 (6.1) 255
  1. Note: Other caregiver types (including other relatives, neighbors, social services, and nobody) were excluded due to small sample sizes