Two out of three young people (68 percent) can imagine caring for relatives. This is the result of the current DAK-Gesundheit care report. For the report, researchers under the direction of Professor Thomas Klie from the Protestant University of Applied Sciences in Freiburg examined the situation of young carers in Germany. In addition to qualitative interviews, the core of the care report is a comprehensive survey by the Allensbach Institute for Public Opinion Research in the age group of 16 to 39-year-olds. According to the survey, young women (71 percent) are more likely to imagine caring for relatives than young men (66 percent). The report is available at

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