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Question: In your household, who cares for sick family members?
Choices: "Always me" "Usually me" "About equal or both together" "Usually my spouse/ partner" "Always my spouse/ partner" "Is done by a third person"
Data: % of "About equal or both together"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Slovenia57.2%
2 Finland56.7%
3 Sweden54.6%
4 Norway53.7%
5 Spain53.0%
6 Denmark52.4%
7 Iceland51.9%
8 Portugal49.0%
9 Poland48.7%
10 Israel47.4%
11 Latvia45.6%
12 France44.0%
13 Canada43.4%
14 United Kingdom43.2%
15 Lithuania43.0%
16 Belgium42.8%
17 United States42.5%
18 Ireland42.2%
19 Netherlands40.7%
20 Germany39.9%
21 Austria38.8%
22 Switzerland38.7%
23 Australia35.6%
24 Mexico35.1%
25 Hungary34.2%
26 Slovakia33.1%
27 Republic of Korea31.5%
28 Czech Republic28.2%
29 Turkiye25.0%
30 Chile24.6%
31 Japan 20.4%

Note
The question is asked to those who live with their spouse/ partner. Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 7 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 3.679287 X +5.200
Correlation coefficient (r)0.554
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.307

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 97950.157700 X +4744.952
Correlation coefficient (r)0.364
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.132

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 9.830438 X +75.887
Correlation coefficient (r)0.253
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.064

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.275928 X +1.491
Correlation coefficient (r)0.079
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 3.044834 X +9.193
Correlation coefficient (r)0.073
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005