Distribution of caregiver patients in the U.S. as of 2019, by place of residence

This statistic displays the distribution of patients who receive support from caregivers in the U.S. as of 2019, by the patient's place of residence. It was found that 41 percent of caregiver patients live in their own home, while 39 percent live in the home of their caregiver.

Distribution of patients who receive support from caregivers in the U.S. as of 2019, by place of residence

Distribution of care recipients
In their own home41%
In another family member's home7%
In an aged care facility (where additional professional support is also available)7%
In a retirement community5%
Other2%
In the caregivers home39%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 13 and February 22, 2019

Number of respondents

1,400 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

All qualified current and past caregivers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Where does/did the person you are/were providing care for live? Please select one"

Definition of caregiving in the C.A.R.E. Study: Situations where an individual is responsible for providing care (emotional, financial, physical) or the resources for that care to someone or several people over a substantial period of time. The caregiving could be for anyone in their life who is or could be aging, ill or have special needs, but does not include any caregiving that is done in a professional capacity/as part of employment.

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