A number of the metrics are shaped by one or more underlying factors, so that discussion with DFTA
concerning such factors prior to undertaking data analyses is recommended, especially as this is a newly
created dataset in the version attached.
According to Local Law 97, DFTA must survey caregivers again in two years and every five years thereafter. As such, the ideas in this document are intended to be practical enough to be implemented, but fluid enough to meet the evolving needs and demographics of unpaid caregivers in New York City.