Share of veteran caregivers in the U.S. as of 2017, by gender

This statistic shows the distribution of veteran caregivers in the U.S. as of 2017, by gender. As of this time, around 84.3 percent of caregivers of pre-9/11 veterans and 91.2 percent of post-9/11 veteran caregivers were female.

Distribution of veteran caregivers in the U.S. as of 2017, by gender

Type of veteranMaleFemale
Pre-9/11 veterans15.7%84.3%
Post-9/11 veterans8.8%91.2%
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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 16 to May 22, 2017

Number of respondents

1,833 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Survey respondents included family members, relatives and friends who provide care or assistance to a disabled veteran and disabled veterans who have a family member, relative or friend who provides their care and assistance.

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