U.S. caregivers' budgetary changes due to the cost of caregiving as of 2017

This statistic displays the percentage of experienced U.S. caregivers who incurred costs providing care and had changes in their personal budgets or habits due to the costs of providing care as of 2017. According to the survey, 67 percent of respondents had to reduce their living expenses to pay for caregiving costs.

Percentage of experienced U.S. caregivers who incurred costs providing care and had to reduce or change select personal habits to pay for caregiving as of 2017

Percentage of respondents
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Release date

March 2018


United States

Survey time period

November 29 to December 7, 2017

Number of respondents

495 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

All qualified experienced caregivers who incur costs providing care

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Which of the following, if any, have you experienced as a result of the additional costs of providing care? Please select all that apply."

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