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Percent of families who experienced difficulty in obtaining care, by reason.
Healthy People 2010, measure 1-6.
3.2a Percent of families who reported experiencing difficulty in obtaining health care in the last 12 months by main reasons, United States, 2001.
3.2b Percent of families who reported experiencing difficulty in obtaining health care in the last 12 months by main reasons, United States, 2000.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).
U. S. families reporting that at least one family member experienced difficulty in obtaining health care, including those with members who attempted but did not receive care, or delayed the needed care.
Subset denominator of families with the each of the three major reasons, couldn't afford, insurance related reasons and other reasons.
Reasons were grouped, based on specific survey responses. The demographic data are based on information for the family reference person.