U.S. adults' opinions on who they believe will give them long-term care as of 2019

This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults that believed select persons or agencies would provide them long-term care, if need be, as of 2019. According to the survey, around 41 percent of all respondents indicated that a spouse or partner would be most likely to provide them long-term care if needed.

Percentage of U.S. adults that believed select individuals or agencies will provide long-term care if they were to need it as of 2019

Percentage of respondents
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Release date

April 2019


United States

Survey time period

February 13 and February 22, 2019

Number of respondents

1,400 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

All qualified respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "If you were to need care, whom is most likely to provide it? Please select up to two."

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