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Table 3 Carer receipt of or interest in different types of carer support. (N = 330)

From: A comparison of spouse and non-spouse carers of people with dementia: a descriptive analysis of Swedish national survey data

  Yes, offered/received No, not offered/received but interested No, not offered/received not interested   
  Spouse carers Non-spouse carers Spouse carers Non-spouse carers Spouse carers Non-spouse carers p χ2
Information and advice, % 57.1 24.9 23.8 43.9 19.0 31.2 < 0.001 23.97
Education, % 21.3 12.5 36.1 43.1 42.6 44.4 0.199 3.23
Counselling, % 38.2 10.3 30.9 30.8 30.9 59.0 < 0.001 28.84
Carer support group, % 45.0 15.0 23.3 24.9 31.7 60.1 < 0.001 27.41
Keep-fit/well activities, % 1.8 6.6 58.9 34.1 39.3 59.4 0.002 12.24
Health check-up/advice, % 11.9 8.2 49.2 36.5 39.0 55.3 0.084 4.95
Financial benefits/support, % 5.1 7.5 59.3 36.7 35.6 55.8 0.007 9.85
Respite from caring, % 32.3 14.5 29.2 15.9 38.5 69.6 < 0.001 21.25
Support via modern technology, % 5.2 3.5 41.4 27.4 53.4 69.0 0.083 4.98
Support that facilitates work, % 5.3 2.7 21.1 32.3 73.7 65.0 0.187 3.36
  1. Note: For analyses in this table n varies between 278 - 300 due to internal missing data; dfs for all analyses = 2