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YDELAYMEDYR
Delayed refilling prescription to save money, past 12 months

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Description

For sample adults, YDELAYMEDYR indicates if the respondent, concerning the use of prescription medication, delayed filling a prescription to save money in the past 12 months.

This variable can be used to monitor the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

 

In order to save money, other behaviors mentioned are:

  • Bought prescription drugs from another country
  • (YFORNMEDYR)

Comparability

Prior to 2013, this question was asked of all sample adults. However, beginning in 2013, the universe was further restricted to sample adults who were prescribed prescription medication in the past 12 months. Otherwise there are no comparability issues.

Universe

  • 2011-2012: Sample adults age 18+.
  • 2013-2018: Sample adults age 18+ who were prescribed prescription medication in the past 12 months.

Availability

  • 2011-2018

Weights