Many Americans Delay Medical Care As They Can't Afford It
U.S. Medical Care
The following infographic shows the extent of the problem by level of household income. Unsurprisingly, households in the lowest income bracket who are taking home $50,000 a year are most likely to delay or put off medical care for financial reasons. High-earning households bringing in $100,000 or more aren't immune to the problem either with 40 percent of those polled putting off medical care for financial reasons in the past year.
This chart shows the share of Americans delaying medical care by household income in 2019.