Major concerns among adults regarding personalized medicine in the U.S. in 2018

This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults that had expressed major concerns regarding select aspects of personalized medicine as of 2018. According to the survey conducted in February/March 2018, 62 percent of the respondents indicated that they had a major concern about insurance coverage of personalized medicine tests.

Percentage of U.S. adults with major concerns regarding personalized medicine as of 2018

Percentage of respondents
The test might not be covered by my insurer62%
I might not be able to afford a personalized approach to health care59%
The test could be used to deny coverage for a treatment I want52%
Information about my risk for developing a disease in the future could be used to deny long-term care or life insurance that I need51%
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Release date

May 2018


United States

Survey time period

February 23 to March 2, 2018

Number of respondents

1,001 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Here are some reasons some people give for why they worry about personalized medicine. For each one, please indicate how much of a concern it would be for you personally."

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