Percentage of U.S. caregivers whose job has been impacted by caregiving as of 2017

This statistic displays the percentage of experienced U.S. caregivers that had their job/career impacted by their responsibilities as a caregiver as of 2017. According to the survey, 20 percent of respondents had to change their schedule or shift to accommodate caregiving responsibilities.

Percentage of experienced U.S. caregivers that had select career or job impacts due to caregiving responsibilities 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

405 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

All qualified current caregivers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "How has caregiving impacted your job/career?"

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