Exaggerating conditions for treatment on the NHS in the United Kingdom 2015

This statistic shows the results of a 2015 survey asking individuals in the United Kingdom if they have ever known anyone to exaggerate a condition they've been worried about in order to get referred to treatment on the NHS. 37 percent of respondents between the ages of 16 and 24 said that they have known someone to exaggerate a condition in order to get referred to treatment on the NHS.

Have you ever known anyone to exaggerate a conditions they've been worried about in order to get referred to treatment on the NHS?

YesNo
16-2437%64%
25-3430%70%
34-4425%75%
45-5419%81%
55-6418%82%
65-7413.5%86.5%
75-8416%84%
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Source

Release date

January 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

June to July 2015

Number of respondents

4,000 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

* Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole point.

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