• 57%: Percentage of respondents who are confident they’ll be able to afford health care next year.
  • 51%: Percentage of respondents who have switched from prescription drugs to generic or over-the-counter medications.
  • 22%: Percentage of respondents who have delayed seeing a doctor.
  • 21%: Percentage of respondents who have cut expenses elsewhere.
  • 21%: Percentage of respondents who have sought assistance getting their prescriptions.
  • 16%: Percentage of respondents who have cut spending on preventative care.
  • 16%: Percentage of respondents who used retirement savings to pay for health care.
  • 15%: Percentage of respondents who skipped a dose or took less of their medication than prescribed.
  • 14%: Percentage of respondents who decided not to fill a prescription.

Source: AARP