Main problem of informal care recipient in the U.S. by recipient age 2014

Common main problem or illness of care recipients as identified by caregiver in the United States as of 2014, by recipient age

Main problem of informal care recipient in the U.S. by recipient age 2014 This survey depicts the common main problems or illnesses of care recipients as identified by their informal caregivers in the United States in 2015, by age of the recipient. During this year, about six percent of caregivers reported that arthritis was the main problem of their care recipient between the age of 50 and 64 years.
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Common main problem or illness of care recipients as identified by caregiver in the United States as of 2014, by recipient age

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Recipient age 18 to 49 yearsRecipient age 50 to 64 yearsRecipient age 65 years or older
Alzheimer's, dementia, forgetfulness1%2%12%
Arthritis4%6%4%
Back problems5%8%3%
Cancer6%8%6%
Diabetes4%7%4%
Heart disease2%3%6%
Mental/emotional illness, depression18%10%1%
Mobility5%9%7%
"Old age", fragility-3%20%
Stroke2%3%5%
Surgery, wounds12%11%6%
Recipient age 18 to 49 yearsRecipient age 50 to 64 yearsRecipient age 65 years or older
Alzheimer's, dementia, forgetfulness1%2%12%
Arthritis4%6%4%
Back problems5%8%3%
Cancer6%8%6%
Diabetes4%7%4%
Heart disease2%3%6%
Mental/emotional illness, depression18%10%1%
Mobility5%9%7%
"Old age", fragility-3%20%
Stroke2%3%5%
Surgery, wounds12%11%6%
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This survey depicts the common main problems or illnesses of care recipients as identified by their informal caregivers in the United States in 2015, by age of the recipient. During this year, about six percent of caregivers reported that arthritis was the main problem of their care recipient between the age of 50 and 64 years.
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