Mean monthly hours spent performing caregiving duties in the U.S. as of 2017

Mean number of hours U.S. caregivers spent performing select tasks each month as part of their caregiving duties as of 2017

Mean monthly hours spent performing caregiving duties in the U.S. as of 2017 This statistic displays the mean number of hours U.S. caregivers spent performing select caregiving duties each month as of 2017. According to the survey, caregivers spent an average of 92 hours per month providing companionship to the people they were caring for.
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Mean number of hours U.S. caregivers spent performing select tasks each month as part of their caregiving duties as of 2017

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Mean number of hours
Companionship92
Basic communications46
Feeding34
Meal preparation32
Housework (e.g., cleaning, laundry)28
Personal care26
Mobility23
Incontinence care22
Running errands18
Medical treatment administration18
Medication management16
Language translation15
Accompanying to medical appointments11
Health insurance coordination9
Home repairs9
Healthcare coordination9
Paying bills/managing finances9
Home modifications8
Other63
Mean number of hours
Companionship92
Basic communications46
Feeding34
Meal preparation32
Housework (e.g., cleaning, laundry)28
Personal care26
Mobility23
Incontinence care22
Running errands18
Medical treatment administration18
Medication management16
Language translation15
Accompanying to medical appointments11
Health insurance coordination9
Home repairs9
Healthcare coordination9
Paying bills/managing finances9
Home modifications8
Other63
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This statistic displays the mean number of hours U.S. caregivers spent performing select caregiving duties each month as of 2017. According to the survey, caregivers spent an average of 92 hours per month providing companionship to the people they were caring for.
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