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Delay in Obtaining Prescription Medication (California, 2011-2012)

Percentage of California's population who delayed or did not get prescription medications in the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity, 2011-2012.

  • 12.8% of African Americans in California reported delaying or not obtaining prescription drugs during the past year.
     
  • 9.5% of Latinos in California reported delaying or not obtaining prescription drugs during the past year.
     
  • 18.7% of Native Americans and Alaskan Natives in California reported delaying or not obtaining prescription drugs during the past year.
     
  • 6.0% of Asians in California reported delaying or not obtaining prescription drugs during the past year.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

Percentage Delaying Obtaining Prescriptions in the Past 12 Months, California, 2011-2012

12.8

9.5

18.7

6.0

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11.0

Definition: Dashes indicate that the prevalence estimate was statistically unstable or unavailable. 

Source: 
California Health Interview Survey, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research