What does this indicator measure?

This measures represents the percent of adults who reported that there was a time in the past 12 months when they needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost.

Why is this indicator important?

Lack of access to needed health care, including preventative services, can lead to poor health management and increases the risk for negative health outcomes.

About the data

Community: Indiana

Reference: U.S.

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2012

Category: Access to Healthcare Services and Public Health Capacity

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System