Adults Who Did Not Take Medication as Prescribed to Save Money

Notes: Among those prescribed medication during the preceding 12 months.
Based on a positive response to any of the following three survey questions: “You skipped medication doses to save money; you took less medicine to save money; or you delayed filling a prescription to save money.” In 2013, these questions were asked to those who reported having been prescribed medication by a doctor or other health professional during the preceding 12 months, and referred to actions to save money during the preceding 12 months.
Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized U.S. population and are derived from the National Health Interview Survey Sample Adult component.
§ 95% confidence interval.

Data Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2013.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Percentage of Adults Who Did Not Take Medication as Prescribed to Save Money, Among Those Prescribed Medication During the Preceding 12 Months, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2013