Notes: Error bars indicate 95% confidence intervals.
Based on the response “very worried” to the question on sample adult questionnaire, “How worried are you right now about not being able to pay medical costs for normal healthcare?“ Other categories included: “Moderately worried,” “Not too worried,” “Not worried at all.” Unknowns were included in the denominators when calculating percentages.
Home ownership was defined by family respondent’s response to question on family core questionnaire, “Is this house/apartment owned or being bought, rented, or occupied by some other arrangement by [you/or someone in your family]?“
Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the noninstitutionalized, U.S. civilian population and are derived from the National Health Interview Survey family core and sample adult components.
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2015 data. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Are Very Worried about Medical Costs, by Home Ownership and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2015