People living with psychotic illness 2010

Appendix 11. Social roles

Page last updated: November 2011

Appendix Table 11-1. Marital status

Males
(%)
Females
(%)
18-34 years
(%)
35-64 years
(%)
Persons
(%)
Currently single, never married
72.6
44.4
80.3
47.1
61.2
Currently married, de facto
12.1
24.5
14.4
19.1
17.1
Currently separated, divorced or widowed
15.4
31.0
5.3
33.7
21.7
Single, never married or de facto (6 months or more)
59.4
33.2
65.7
36.4
48.8

Appendix Table 11-2. Parenting

Males
(%)
Females
(%)
18-34 years
(%)
35-64 years
(%)
Persons
(%)
Own children (any age)
25.9
56.2
22.6
49.5
38.1
Dependent children under 18 living at home
5.5
23.6
12.2
13.3
12.8
If dependent children living at home:
Primary caregiver
21.7
69.5
52.1
60.7
57.3
Care shared equally with other(s)
45.0
21.3
36.2
21.4
27.4
Currently married or in a de facto relationship
71.7
44.8
57.4
47.9
51.7
Contact with the department of family/community services (past year)
23.3
25.9
29.8
22.1
25.2
Obvious/severe dysfunction in care provision (past year)
28.3
21.3
19.1
25.7
23.1

Appendix Table 11-3. Caring for others

Appendix table 11-3 is presented as a list in this HTML version for accessibility reasons. It is presented as a table in the PDF version.

Proportion who are caring for others (elderly, disabled):
  • Males - 11.3%
  • Females - 19.6%
  • 18-34 years - 10.9%
  • 35-64 years - 17.5%
  • Persons - 14.7%

Appendix Table 11-4. Contact with others and formal social activities

Males
(%)
Females
(%)
18-34 years
(%)
35-64 years
(%)
Persons
(%)
Living alone
31.6
30.2
23.4
36.6
31.0
Any contact with family, daily/nearly every day
59.3
74.4
71.9
60.6
65.4
Face-to-face contact with family, daily/nearly every day
50.1
65.9
63.0
51.7
56.5
Need and would like more friends
48.6
45.8
47.1
47.7
47.5
No friends at all
14.3
11.9
11.6
14.5
13.3
No-one to rely on at times of serious need
14.6
13.4
10.7
16.6
14.1
No-one to confide in ever
18.0
11.5
15.4
15.4
15.4
Felt socially isolated and lonely, past year
21.1
24.4
20.2
24.0
22.4
Did not attend any social programs, past year
71.6
64.2
73.2
65.2
68.6
Did not attend any recreational programs, past year
71.0
67.1
63.6
73.7
69.4

Appendix Table 11-5. Deterioration in interpersonal relationships in past year

Males
(%)
Females
(%)
18-34 years
(%)
35-64 years
(%)
Persons
(%)
No deterioration compared to previous years
41.2
33.5
35.6
39.9
38.1
Deterioration
21.2
23.4
23.0
21.4
22.1
Improvement compared to previous years
36.1
42.5
40.5
37.4
38.7
Not known
1.6
0.5
0.9
1.3
1.2
Total %
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
Total respondents
1087
738
773
1052
1825