CDC: Working-age adults more likely to skip meds due to cost

04/9/2013 | Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.), The · USA Today

A CDC report finds that adults under the age of 65 are twice as likely as seniors to not take drugs as prescribed due to concerns about cost. Based on data from the 2011 National Health Interview Survey, 12.6% of adults younger skimped on doses due to costs. Working-age adults were also more likely than seniors to ask their doctors for prescriptions for cheaper medicines.

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Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.), The · USA Today

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