Americans’ knowledge of long term care is about as scanty as it was 5 years ago.
Researchers at the MetLife Mature Market Institute, Westport, Conn., have published that finding in a summary of results from a recent LTC “survey of about 1,000 U.S. residents ages 40 to 70.
Participants earned an average score of 52% on the LTC “IQ test” survey. The average score was also 52% in 2004, when the institute conducted a similar survey.
Just 21% of the participants in the latest survey scored 70% or higher.