Leading caregiving expenses among family caregivers in the U.S. 2017

This statistic presents the percentage of family caregivers in the U.S. who reported select expenses as their most common caregiving expenses as of 2017. It was found that food and clothing expenses accounted for the largest portion of caregiving expenses, followed by transportation costs and medication and other medical costs.

Percentage of family caregivers in the U.S. who reported select expenses as their most common caregiving expenses as of 2017

Type of expensePercentage of respondents
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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 29 to September 17, 2017

Number of respondents

2,767 respondents

Special properties

family caregivers of seniors

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Which of these caregiving expenses do you or other family members pay for, either entirely or in part, on behalf of your loved one?" Check all that apply.

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