TABLE 5: PERCENTAGE OF CHILDREN AGED 13-59 WHO HAVE SUPPORTED PARENTS AGED 50 YEARS
AND OVER BY TYPES OF SUPPORT, SEX AND AREA, 1994.
Type of Support
Sex
Area
Total
Male
Female
Municipal Area
Non-Municipal Area
Supported Father  
Total 100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
 (13,810,450)(6,828,564)(6,981,886)(2,631,455) (11,178,995)
Money76.676.776.479.076.0
Food82.379.684.974.384.1
Clothes57.251.362.954.257.9
Medical Payment46.144.747.442.547.0
Nursing88.887.390.380.390.8
Taking Care in Daily Life64.661.267.952.167.6
Supported Mother  
Total 100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
 (16,445,729) (8,168,395) (8,277,334) (3,281,831) (13,163,898)
Money82.382.482.284.881.7
Food85.082.687.379.486.4
Clothes62.555.469.560.563.0
Medical Payment52.951.554.249.853.6
Nursing90.488.891.984.092.0
Taking Care in Daily Life 65.461.6 69.2 54.2 68.2

Source : Report of the 1994 Survey of Elderly in Thailand, National Statistical Office.