Ways U.S. female breast cancer patients/survivors paid for their treatment as of 2017

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. female breast cancer patients and survivors that utilized select methods to pay for their medical treatment as of 2017. According to the survey, 47 percent of respondents took money out of their retirement accounts to pay for their breast cancer treatments.

Percentage of U.S. female breast cancer survivors and patients that paid for their breast cancer treatment using select methods as of 2017

Percentage of respondents
Took money out of their retirement accounts47%
Reduced spending on essentials like food and clothing46%
Put it on their credit cards26%
Increased their working hours during illness23%
Sold their vehicle7%
Mortgaged their house6%
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Sources

Release date

September 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

587 respondents

Special properties

Female breast cancer patients and survivors

Method of interview

Online survey

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