Opinions on availability of support for the elderly in the U.S. 2017, by age

Percentage of U.S. adults that thought there was enough support in their community for older people with serious health needs as of 2017, by age

by John Elflein, last edited Jul 4, 2019
Opinions on availability of support for the elderly in the U.S. 2017, by age This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults that believed there was enough support in their communities for older people with serious health needs as of 2017. According to the survey, 56 percent of those aged 65 years and older with a serious illness felt that there were enough services in their communities.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that thought there was enough support in their community for older people with serious health needs as of 2017, by age

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EnoughNot enough
Total43%45%
18-39 years43%42%
30-49 years40%48%
50-64 years44%48%
65 years or older47%38%
65 years or older with a serious illness56%35%
EnoughNot enough
Total43%45%
18-39 years43%42%
30-49 years40%48%
50-64 years44%48%
65 years or older47%38%
65 years or older with a serious illness56%35%
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by John Elflein, last edited Jul 4, 2019
This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults that believed there was enough support in their communities for older people with serious health needs as of 2017. According to the survey, 56 percent of those aged 65 years and older with a serious illness felt that there were enough services in their communities.
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