U.S. adults that delayed care or payment for care because of costs 2017, by gender

Percentage of U.S. adults that put off select health-related responsibilities due to costs in 2017, by gender*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 10, 2018
U.S. adults that delayed care or payment for care because of costs 2017, by gender This statistic depicts various medical-related responsibilities that U.S. adults delayed due to costs in 2017, by gender. Among women, 33 percent stated that they are currently paying off medical bills and 26 percent delayed or went without care due to costs.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that put off select health-related responsibilities due to costs in 2017, by gender*

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WomenMen
Delayed or went without care26%19%
Put off or postponed preventative services19%16%
Skipped recommended medical tests or treatment20%15%
Didn't fill Rx or cut/skipped doses on medicines17%12%
Problems paying medical bills25%17%
Currently paying off medical bills33%27%
WomenMen
Delayed or went without care26%19%
Put off or postponed preventative services19%16%
Skipped recommended medical tests or treatment20%15%
Didn't fill Rx or cut/skipped doses on medicines17%12%
Problems paying medical bills25%17%
Currently paying off medical bills33%27%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 10, 2018
This statistic depicts various medical-related responsibilities that U.S. adults delayed due to costs in 2017, by gender. Among women, 33 percent stated that they are currently paying off medical bills and 26 percent delayed or went without care due to costs.
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