43% Have Put Off Medical Procedures To Save Money
More Americans than ever say they’ve avoided the doctor’s office because they cannot afford it.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 43% say they’ve postponed a medical checkup or procedure to save money in the past six months. That finding shows little change from last September, but is up six points from March 2009.
The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on November 14-15, 2011 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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