Codes and Frequencies
ECYEST reports whether the respondent provided any eldercare or assistance yesterday.
Eldercare is defined as providing care due to a condition related to aging that is an ongoing ailment or physical or emotional limitation that typically affects older people. Temporary conditions that do not require ongoing care, such as a broken leg, are excluded from the definition of eldercare.
Users may refer to SEC_ALL_LN for more detailed information about when and how much time secondary eldercare was provided.
Information about the individuals to whom respondents provided care is available through the extract system. Characteristics of care recipients include relationship, age, length of care provided, and an indicator of presence in the household.
Additional information about eldercare is available elsewhere.
- All eldercare providers.