Older Hispanics difficulty finding or communicating with health providers U.S. 2017

This graph shows the percentage of Hispanics aged 40 years and older who had difficulty in communicating with or finding a suitable health care provider in the U.S. as of 2017. Around 15 percent of the respondents stated that finding a health care provider who speaks their language was often difficult.

Percentage of older Hispanic adults who had difficulty in communicating with or finding a suitable health care provider in the U.S. as of 2017

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Source

Release date

2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2 to 29, 2017

Number of respondents

1,341 respondents

Age group

40 years and above

Special properties

American adults comprising of 310 Hispanic adults

Method of interview

CATI, online interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: How often have you had the difficulty finding a health care provider who speaks your language, whether that provider is for yourself or for a loved one? How often have you had difficulty communicating with a health care provider while getting care for yourself or a loved one because of a (ITEM)?

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