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Challenges to accessing health care for older U.S. adults 2015

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults aged 60 years and older who experienced the following challenges or obstacles to accessing health care as of 2015. It was found that a quarter of those aged 60 years and older felt the cost of medication was an obstacle to accessing health care.

Percentage of adults in the U.S. aged 60 years and older who experienced the following challenges or obstacles to accessing health care as of 2015

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Release date

July 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 27 to May 4, 2015

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

60 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: "What are some of the challenges or obstacles you have faced in trying to access health care? Please tell me all that apply."

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