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U.S. adults not taking drugs as prescribed to lower costs by age and poverty 2013

This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults not taking medication as prescribed within the preceding 12 months to lower costs, in 2013, by age and poverty level. During that year, 15.5 percent of adults 65 years of age and over who asked the doctor for a lower-cost medication had incomes below 139 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL).

Percentage of U.S. adults not taking medication as prescribed to lower costs in 2013, by age and poverty level*

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Source

Release date

January 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013

Number of respondents

35,000 households

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

* In the last 12 months.
FPL: federal poverty level
Poverty categories are based on the ratio of the family's income in the previous calendar year to the appropriate poverty threshold (given family's size and number of children) defined by the U.S. Census Bureau for that year. A person may use more than one strategy to reduce prescription drug costs.

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