Relation to caregivers among those receiving living assistance as of 2018

This graph shows the percentage of adults with caregiving experience who provided care to the following people in the U.S. as of 2018. Around 59 percent of respondents stated they provide caregiving assistance to a parent or parent-in-law.

Percentage of adults with caregiving experience who provided care to the following people in the U.S. as of 2018

Age 18 to 39 yearsAge 40 years and olderOverall
Parent or parent-in-law43%67%59%
Sibling, child, or extended family member25%27%26%
Your spouse or partner8%19%16%
A close friend(s)24%12%16%
A grandparent35%7%16%
A neighbor18%10%13%
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Source

Release date

2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 26 to July 10, 2018

Number of respondents

1,024 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Americans with caregiving experience

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Are you currently providing ongoing living assistance to any of the following people?/Thinking back to when you provided ongoing living assistance, did you provide it to any of the following people?

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