Persons Who Were in Families Having Problems Paying Medical Bills

Notes: Among persons under age 65. Problems paying medical bills refers to the past 12 months.
Data are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population.
1 Significant linear decrease from 2011 through June 2015 (p < 0.05).
2 Hispanic persons were significantly different from Non-Hispanic white, Non-Hispanic black, and Non-Hispanic Asian persons within each year (p < 0.05).
3 Non-Hispanic white persons were significantly different from Non-Hispanic black and Non-Hispanic Asian persons within each year (p < 0.05).
4 Non-Hispanic black persons were significantly different from Non-Hispanic Asian persons within each year (p < 0.05).

Data Sources: CDC/NCHS, National Health Interview Survey, 2011–2015.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Problems Paying Medical Bills Among Persons Under Age 65: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2011–June 2015