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Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2015.


Estimates of cost constraints on medication use in 2013 are available for 39 areas (including 37 states, DC, and PR). This indicator was assessed among all survey respondents in 35 states (AL, AK, AZ, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, IA, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NV, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, RI, SC, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI), DC, and PR, and among a subset of survey respondents in 2 other states (CO and OK). The abbreviation for “not assessed” (NA) is used as a placeholder for all states in which this indicator was not assessed. All population-level estimates are weighted to account for complex survey design and sociodemographic characteristics of the survey respondents. Estimates based on fewer than 50 interviews have been suppressed due to unreliability. An asterisk (*) is used as a placeholder for all estimates suppressed based on sample size.

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