Women and Health Care: A National Profile
A new national survey of women on their health finds that a substantial percentage of women cannot afford to go to the doctor or get prescriptions filled. Although a majority of women are in good health and satisfied with their health care, many have health problems and do not get adequate levels of preventive care. The report also examines women’s health status, health care costs, insurance, access to care, prevention, and their role in family health care.
is a nationally representative telephone survey of 2,766 women ages 18 and older. A shorter companion survey of 507 men was conducted for comparison purposes.
Survey Questionnaire (.pdf)
The report was released at a July 7, 2005 briefing:
Speaker Biographies (.pdf)
also of interest
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- Health Coverage and Care in the South in 2014 and Beyond
- Health Coverage and Care in the South: A Chartbook
- Health Coverage and Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives