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Table 2 Descriptors of assessed cases family health as a function of personal mental health

From: Family burden, family health and personal mental health

  No mental health diagnosis Mental health diagnosis
No parental illness 1596 (50.0%) 654 (20.5%)
Parental illness 536 (16.8%) 406 (12.7%)
No spousal illness 1989 (62.3%) 991 (31.0%)
Spousal illness 143 (4.5%) 69 (2.2%)
No illness among children 1965 (61.6%) 942 (29.5%)
Illness among children 167 (5.2%) 118 (3.7%)
No illness among siblings 1589 (49.8%) 729 (22.8%)
Illness among siblings 543 (17.0%) 331 (10.4%)
No physical illness within family 1344 (42.1%) 625 (19.6%)
Any physical illness within family 788 (24.7% 435 (13.6%)
No mental illness within family 1541 (48.3%) 571 (17.9%)
Any mental illness within family 591 (18.5%) 489 (15.3%)