Percentage of U.S. caregivers that gave care to select family or friends in 2017
U.S. caregivers that provided care to select people as of 2017
This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. caregivers that gave care to select friends or family members as of 2017. According to the survey, 34 percent of caregivers were caring for a parent, while 19 percent were providing care for a spouse/partner.
Percentage of U.S. caregivers that gave care to select family or friends in 2017
Percentage of caregivers
Net - any family87%
Parent34%
Spouse/partner19%
Child10%
Grandparent9%
Sibling5%
Parent-in-Law4%
Aunt/uncle2%
Niece/nephew2%
Great grandparent1%
Cousin1%
Neighbor2%
Friend8%
Other3%
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Sources

Release date

September 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 13 to April 21, 2017

Number of respondents

3,074 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Nonprofessional/unpaid caregivers that provided care for a relative or friend at any time in the past 12 months

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "You mentioned providing care for [INSERT ANSWER FROM Q610] individual(s). Please let us know your relationship to the person, their age, and their gender."

U.S. caregivers that provided care to select people as of 2017
This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. caregivers that gave care to select friends or family members as of 2017. According to the survey, 34 percent of caregivers were caring for a parent, while 19 percent were providing care for a spouse/partner.
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