Many Pass on Medical Checkups, Prescriptions Due to Cost
As Congress and the next president wrestle with what to do with Obamacare, many Americans continue to feel the pinch of high health care costs.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 36% of American Adults have postponed medical checkups or procedures to save money in the last six months. That’s little changed from the first time we asked this question in March 2009. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on January 5 and 8, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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