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Table 2 Health of carers and non carers

From: Time to care? Health of informal older carers and time spent on health related activities: an Australian survey

  Diabetes sub-sample Lung sub-sample NSA sub-sample
Percent with poor or fair self-assessed health (95% CI)
Carers in upper three quartiles of caring time 62.3% (47.1-77.5) 80.3% (71.9-88.6) 27.6% (20.0-35.1)
Carers in lowest quartile of caring time 67.5% (43.9-91.1) 82.87% (70.4-95.2) 18.3% (8.5-28.1)
Total Carers 63.2% (50.7-75.7) 80.5% (72.9-88.2) 24.8% (18.6-31.0)
Non-carers 35.0% (30.2-39.8) 70.5% (65.9-75.0) 15.9% (13.9-18.0)