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4159.0 - General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia, 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/2011   
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Contents >> Access to services >> Delays to treating medical needs due to cost


The GSS collected information about delays to obtaining medical services and medications due to cost. The survey found that 14% of adults reported that they had delayed getting a medical consultation, at some time in their lives, because they could not afford it while 11% reported that they had delayed purchasing prescribed medication because they could not afford it (see Table 2).

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