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Table 4 The association between caregiver status and the caregiver’s relationship to the patient

From: Cancer caregiving tasks and consequences and their associations with caregiver status and the caregiver’s relationship to the patient: a survey

  Primary caregiver Non-primary caregiver Total
Spouse/partner 174 (64%) 97 (36%) 271
Parent 17 (36%) 30 (64%) 47
Child 70 (39%) 112 (62%) 182
Sibling 17 (44%) 22 (56%) 39
Other (friend, colleague, etc.) 19 (40%) 29 (60%) 48
Missing - - 3
Total 297 290 590