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Table 6 Caregiver stress

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
Spouse/partner 110/174 (63%) 63/97 (65%)
Parent 12/17 (71%) 20/30 (67%)
Child 41/70 (59%) 60/112 (54%)
Sibling 10/17 (59%) 11/22 (50%)
Other (friend, colleague, etc.) 9/19 (47%) 14/29 (48%)
  1. The association between caregiver status, relationship to the patient, and perceived stress: the proportions (and percentages) of caregivers who felt that the patient’s disease had caused them some or a lot of stress.