Year: 2010
Module:Social Care for Older People
Variable:FAIRPC

The system at the moment is that care for older people is means-tested so that you have to pay for personal care if assets like your house or your savings exceed about 22,500. How fair is this system?

 

%

Very fair 2
Quite fair 18
Neither fair nor unfair 11
Quite unfair 32
Very unfair 36
Don't know 2

 

Go to results for men and women, people of different ages and people of different religions.
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Results for men and women

%

  Male Female
Very fair 2 2
Quite fair 17 18
Neither fair nor unfair 11 11
Quite unfair 32 32
Very unfair 37 35
Don't know 1 2

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

  18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very fair 1 1 2 3 2 2
Quite fair 21 25 12 17 18 16
Neither fair nor unfair 20 21 8 9 9 6
Quite unfair 35 27 32 32 29 37
Very unfair 23 22 44 39 42 39
Don't know 0 4 2 <1 0 0

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

  Catholic Protestant No religion
Very fair 2 2 3
Quite fair 15 18 21
Neither fair nor unfair 11 9 20
20Quite unfair 32 33 26
Very unfair 37 37 30
Don't know 3 <1 1

 

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