Ways U.S. caregivers coped with the difficulties of caregiving as of 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of caregivers in the U.S. who used select activities to cope with the difficulties of caregiving as of 2018. It was found that 63 percent of caregivers stated they prayed or meditated to cope with the difficulties of caregiving.

Percentage of caregivers in the U.S. who used select activities to cope with the difficulties of caregiving as of 2018

Percentage of caregivers
Pray or meditate63%
Spend time outside51%
Sleep less44%
Avoid talking to people about the situation38%
Eat more32%
Avoid making tough decisions32%
Exercise more28%
Work more27%
Sleep more26%
Shop more22%
Drink more alcoholic beverages17%
Smoke or use tobacco more17%
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Source

Release date

October 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

experience providing long-term care to a family member or friend

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: People cope with difficult situations in different ways. [Have you done/Did you do] any of the following to cope with difficult caregiving situations or not?

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