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Table 5 Percentage of elderly experiencing abuse by person abusing and marital status of the elderly, India, 2011

From: Abuse against elderly in India – The role of education

Person abusing Men Women
  Currently married Others Total Currently married Others Total
Spouse 3.5 0.0 3.0 3.7 0.0 1.2
Son 42.0 34.4 40.9 47.2 41.1 43.0
Daughter 1.2 0.0 1.0 2.2 5.0 4.1
Son-in-law 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 3.2 2.6
Daughter-in-law 13.7 23.9 15.2 23.8 16.9 19.0
Grand children 1.0 0.8 1.0 2.4 5.0 4.2
Other 38.6 41.0 38.9 19.6 28.9 26.0
No. of elderly 175 34 209 86 198 284