Share of U.S. adults with problems paying medical bills by event 2015

Percentage of U.S. adults who reported trouble paying medical bills in the past year as of 2015, by event type

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Release date

January 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 28 to September 28, 2015

Number of respondents

1,204 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Among those who had problems paying household medical bills in the past 12 months: "Which of the following comes closer to describing the medical bills you’ve had problems paying?"

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