11.4 C
New York
Sunday, October 17, 2021
spot_img

Americans Delay Medical Treatment Due to High Cost

Fully 50% of Americans are chronically ill, and 25% say they or a family member put off getting treatment for a serious medical condition in the past year due to the high costs, a new Gallup poll reveals.

The record high-number is up from 19% in a Gallup poll a year ago.

Here are highlights from the survey results, released Monday:

  • 36% of adults in households earning less than $40,000 a year put off treatment for a serious condition.
  • 8% of all those polled say they or a family member put off treatment for a less serious condition in the past year because of the costs.

The poll, conducted on 1-4 November surveyed 1,015 adults. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

Be smart, eat Real food.

Eat healthy, Be healthy, Live lively

HEFFXhttp://www.heffx.com
HEFFX has become one of Asia’s leading financial services companies with interests in Publishing, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Mining, Retail, Transport and Agriculture that span every continent of the world. Our clearing partners have unprecedented experience in Equities, Options, Forex and Commodities brokering, banking, physical metals dealing, floor brokering and trading.

Related Articles

Stay Connected

15,334FansLike
43,300FollowersFollow
2,855SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest Articles