Access & Affordability
Adults who went without care due to cost
Percentage of adults who reported not seeking medical care due to cost in past year
About this data measure
- Having access to medical care helps people live healthy lives and prevents more serious medical conditions from developing.
- The percentage of Rhode Island adults who did not seek medical care due to cost has decreased since 2017.
- Lower income households, those with less than a high school education, and Hispanic Rhode Islanders are more likely to have limited healthcare access than other groups.
- Health care access is also a Rhode Island Health Equity Measure.
Measure Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)