Older Hispanics difficulty in 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 a health care provider in the U.S. as of 2017. Around 14 percent of Hispanic respondents who spoke English at home stated that language was a barrier for them in communicating with a health care provider.

Percentage of older Hispanic adults who had difficulty in communicating with a 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 difficulty communicating with a health care provider while getting care for yourself or a loved one because of a...(Language barrier) (Cultural barrier)

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