One in four non-elderly women forgoes care due to costs

September 2005
Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p12
Highlights the results of the report, "Women and Health Care: A National Profile," based on a national survey of women age 18 and older conducted in 2004 in the United States. Evidence that a substantial percentage of women cannot afford to go to the doctor or get prescriptions filled, and many do not get adequate levels of preventive care; Mammography rates reported by women ages 40 to 64; Pap testing rates reported among women ages 18 to 64.


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