The aim of work package 4 is to study variations in support for family obligations within and across countries, to examine the relationship between attitudes towards family responsibility and actual provision of support, and to explore the impact of family and health changes on attitudes and support patterns. In this deliverable Katharina Herlofson, Gunhild Hagestad, Britt Slagsvold and Anne-Mette Sørensen review a number of analyses which have been carried out within the framework of work package 4.