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More Than One-Third of Americans Haven’t Filled a Prescription Due to Cost

More than one-third of Americans say cost has prevented them from filling a prescription. That’s according to a poll completed by 1,500 U.S. adults in March 2023. Of these, 37 percent said they’ve not filled a prescription due to cost. Another 10 percent preferred not to answer the query. Both women and individuals with an annual family income less than $50,000 were more likely to say they’ve skipped filling prescriptions due to cost, at 43 percent and 44 percent, respectively. However, similar shares of Democrats and Republicans said they’ve had this experience, poll results show. Read more from The Hill here.