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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 women who answer "Always me" "Usually me"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan 75.4%
2 Chile69.1%
3 Australia67.6%
4 Czech Republic66.3%
4 Republic of Korea66.3%
6 Turkiye66.1%
7 Slovakia65.1%
8 Switzerland63.7%
9 Canada63.5%
10 Hungary63.3%
11 Germany61.7%
12 United Kingdom60.9%
13 Mexico60.8%
14 Ireland58.8%
15 France58.3%
16 Austria56.7%
17 Belgium56.4%
18 Portugal55.7%
19 United States55.2%
20 Netherlands55.0%
21 Latvia53.8%
22 Israel52.9%
23 Lithuania51.8%
24 Norway50.2%
25 Poland49.6%
26 Slovenia47.3%
27 Spain46.6%
28 Iceland45.9%
29 Denmark45.6%
30 Sweden45.0%
31 Finland44.2%

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 = -3.888250 X +8.970
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.495
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.245

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -77133.530882 X +89988.911
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.242
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.059

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -4.255806 X +82.442
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.093
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.437841 X +1.857
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.106
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -3.902492 X +12.706
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.079
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006