High health out-of-pocket burden for cancer survivors U.S. 2011-2016, by age

This statistic shows the percentage of cancer survivors and persons without a history of cancer who had a high health care out-of-pocket burden in the U.S. from 2011 to 2016, by age. During this time period around 2 percent of cancer survivors aged 18 to 39 years stated they had a high health care out-of-pocket burden, compared to 0.8 percent of those in the same age group who did not have a history of cancer.

Percentage of cancer survivors and persons without a history of cancer who had a high health care out-of-pocket burden in the U.S. from 2011 to 2016, by age

Cancer survivorsPersons without a history of cancer
18 to 39 years2%0.8%
40 to 49 years1.6%0.9%
50 to 64 years2%1.4%
Total1.9%1%
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011 to 2016

Number of respondents

123,771 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Supplementary notes

Cancer survivors were identified as persons who responded affirmatively to the MEPS question “Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had cancer or a malignancy of any kind?”

High health care out-of-pocket burden was defined as having annual out-of-pocket expenditures on health care services >20% of annual family income. Predicted high out-of-pocket burden percentages from a logistic model controlling for age, sex, race/ethnicity, health insurance status, employment status, and number of conditions (excluding cancer).

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