Access to health care is still a problem for many Utahns. Individuals who cannot obtain needed health care tend to have higher
rates of death and disability from chronic disease. Cost is the most commonly reported barrier to getting needed health care.
Adults Reporting Cost as a Barrier to Care in Past Year by Race, Utah, 2011-2013
Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 standard population based on 3 age groups: 18-34, 35-49, and 50+.
Utah Data: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Utah Department of Health.
Percentage of adults aged 18 years and older who reported they were unable to receive needed health care in the past year
due to cost.
How We Calculated the Rates
Number of survey respondents who reported they were unable to receive needed health care in the past year due to cost.
Total number of survey respondents excluding those with missing, "Don't know/Not sure" and "Refused" answers.
Page Content Updated On 11/13/2014,
Published on 12/10/2014
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Center for Health Data and Informatics, Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, UT
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