76 percent of spaniards don’t know what that is dependence, according to a study

MADRID, (EUROPA PRESS) The 76 percent of citizens espa&bath;ols does not know what is the dependence and even, more than half of the families (60 percent) who suffer from it do not associate this concept to your personal circumstance, s&number;n a study presented today by the insurer CASER. This situation’n is exacerbated in rural areas.

The study is based on más a 2,300 interviews conducted during the second quarter of 2006, both dependent people and their families (694 families) and the people’n general. This is a market survey to help the financial institutions and insurance companies to design&bathrooms;ar supply and distribution’n of products and concludes on the need to enhance the communication’n, by part of the administrations on the right to be cared for when not to use sí same. This right is a reality since last January 1, when entr’ in the Law of the Dependence. S&number;n the study, 50 percent of the respondents believe that the State already covers fully the situations of dependence más serious. However, once you take knowledge of it, is concerned by the possibility that the dad will become a dependent. The survey of CASER shows además that a 43 percent think that saving to pay for her future dependence. The insurer considers that this percentage will increaseía in a 15 per cent if this type of product include tax advantages. The insurance group understands that the price to beá a "key element" for the contrataci’n of these products that cover the risk of dependence. In this sense, the results obtained indicate that 70 percent of the espa&bath;oles discarded take out an insurance policy of these charactería features if the monthly premium exceeds 50 euros. PROFILE OF THE DEPENDENT. On the other hand, s&number;n the same data, the dependence está mainly related to women in the third age. Así, almost 70 percent of the people who need the help of others, has más of 65 to&years and a little less than 65 per cent are women. Experts are beginning to refer to this fen’main as the ‘grandma boom’. The power’n it is the inability of más widespread among the dependents. Of them, 68 per cent need help from others to eat. Además, the limitations psíquicas (Alzheimer’s disease, senile dementia, or other) están present in más of 30 percent of the dependency cases. On the home help, the data indicate that up to 70 percent in urban areas. For its part, the dependent put in a home are minoría (16 percent). In this regard, s&number;n the study, three-quarters of the respondents reject the internment in a home for cultural reasons, más that for econ’micas. Además, to meet the expenses of the residence, the heritage of the clerk I dealt with totally or partially, in 95 percent of cases. For those responsible for the study, it is significant to the "ignorance" that, in general, have impacted on the support that projects the Government and on the creation’n of the System to the Autonomía and the Customer’re the Dependency, since 82 per cent said’ to not be aware of these benefits and services.