SPOTLIGHT ON FAMILY

Family support and interactions can often constitute much of someone’s social engagement day to day. But how are Americans faring now compared to earlier times? Those ages 35-44 have seen increases in both family engagement and support, while those 55-64 have seen a large decrease. What could cause such specific age demographic changes between 1995 and 2012?

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EXPLORE THE DATA

PERCENTAGE OF AMERICANS HAVING FREQUENT INTERACTIONS WITH FAMILY

PERCENTAGE OF AMERICANS HAVING FAMILY SUPPORT

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