Good quality life factors in older age - opinions U.S. adults by age group 2013

Views of U.S. adults on factors important for a good quality of life in older age in 2013, by age group

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 21, 2013
Good quality life factors in older age - opinions U.S. adults by age group 2013 This statistic shows the opinion of U.S. adults on factors that are important for a good quality of life in older age, by age group of respondents, as of 2013. Some 36 percent of 18 to 49 year olds claimed that being able to dress oneself was very important for a good quality of life in older age. In the last 15 years, the percentage of people saying that medical professionals should do everything possible to save a patients life has increased.
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Views of U.S. adults on factors important for a good quality of life in older age in 2013, by age group

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18-49 years50-64 years65-74 years75 years+
Being able to talk/communicate52%46%45%38%
Being able to feed oneself50%40%43%36%
Getting enjoyment out of life49%42%34%27%
Living without severe, lasting pain45%43%33%35%
Having long-term memory43%33%27%26%
Feeling what one does is worthwhile42%33%28%25%
Being able to dress oneself36%37%37%36%
Short-term memory for events today32%29%28%16%
18-49 years50-64 years65-74 years75 years+
Being able to talk/communicate52%46%45%38%
Being able to feed oneself50%40%43%36%
Getting enjoyment out of life49%42%34%27%
Living without severe, lasting pain45%43%33%35%
Having long-term memory43%33%27%26%
Feeling what one does is worthwhile42%33%28%25%
Being able to dress oneself36%37%37%36%
Short-term memory for events today32%29%28%16%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 21, 2013
This statistic shows the opinion of U.S. adults on factors that are important for a good quality of life in older age, by age group of respondents, as of 2013. Some 36 percent of 18 to 49 year olds claimed that being able to dress oneself was very important for a good quality of life in older age. In the last 15 years, the percentage of people saying that medical professionals should do everything possible to save a patients life has increased.
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