Percentage of U.S. adults who supported select programs for caregivers as of 2018
Support among U.S. adults for select caregiver programs 2018
This survey shows the percentage of U.S. adults who supported various programs for caregivers as of 2018. In 2018, around 84 percent of respondents aged 40 years and older favored tax breaks for providing care.
Percentage of U.S. adults who supported select programs for caregivers as of 2018
18 to 39 years40 years and older
Tax breaks for providing care71%84%
Paid family leave for workers70%80%
Tax breaks for employers who provide paid family leave62%78%
Medicare benefit for temporary care61%79%
Changing social security to give credit to care givers54%76%
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Sources

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 13 to April 5, 2018

Number of respondents

1,945 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: To help Americans prepare for the costs of providing ongoing living assistance, would you favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose each of the following?

Support among U.S. adults for select caregiver programs 2018
This survey shows the percentage of U.S. adults who supported various programs for caregivers as of 2018. In 2018, around 84 percent of respondents aged 40 years and older favored tax breaks for providing care.
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