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In 2013-14, 47% of the 40.4 million eldercare providers in the U.S. work full time

09/23/2015

Sixteen percent of the U.S. population over age 15 provides eldercare--unpaid care for someone with a condition related to aging--to others. A majority (61 percent) of eldercare providers are employed, and 47 percent are employed full time.
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In 2014, 23% of employed do some or all of their work at home on days they work

06/24/2015

In 2014, on days worked, 23 percent of employed persons spent time working at home, compared to 19 percent in 2003. In 2014, 85 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at their workplace on days worked, compared to 87 percent in 2003.
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Access to and Use of Leave

08/16/2012

In 2011, 90 percent of wage and salary workers had access to paid or unpaid leave at their main jobs. Twenty-one percent of wage and salary workers took paid or unpaid leave during an average week and those who did took an average of 15.6 hours.
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Married Parents' Use of Time Summary

05/08/2008

In the years 2003-06, married mothers who were employed full time were more likely to do household activities and provide childcare on an average day than were married fathers who were employed full time. Among full-time workers, married fathers were more likely to work than were married mothers.
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