U.S. adults who think select sources should pay for elder care by ethnicity 2016

This statistic displays the percentage of adults in the U.S. who believed select sources should be responsible for financing people’s health care and long-term care needs as they age, as of 2016, by ethnicity. It was found that 63 percent of black respondents believed the government should pay for the health care and long-term care needs of people as they age, compared to 38 percent of white respondents.

Percentage of U.S. adults who believed select sources should be responsible for paying aging people’s health care needs as of 2016, by ethnicity

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Sources

Release date

2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 30 to May 29, 2016

Number of respondents

1,006 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Who should bear the greatest responsibility for paying for people’s health care and long-term care needs as they age?"

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