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Adults living in households with children who delayed getting medical care because of the coronavirus pandemic by race/ethnicity in the United States

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The percentage of adults living in households with children birth to age 17 who reported that they delayed getting medical care because of the coronavirus pandemic. On March 13, 2020, the U.S. government declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency, thus marking the start of the pandemic in the United States.
Racial and ethnic groups represented in this table are not mutually exclusive. The white category includes only non-Hispanic white. The categories of Black or African American, Asian, two or more races and other race include both Hispanic and non-Hispanic. Those in the Hispanic or Latino category include those identified as being of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin. American Indian or Alaska Native, Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian are included in the other race category.

Data Source: Population Reference Bureau analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau, Household Pulse Survey, 2020-2021

Footnotes: Updated April 2021
S - Estimates suppressed when the effective sample size is less than 30 or the 90% confidence interval is greater than 30 percentage points or 1.3 times the estimate.
Item nonresponse increased substantially between Phase 1 (April 23, 2020-July 21, 2020) and Phase 2 (August 19, 2020-October 26, 2020). The potential bias due to item nonresponse errors has not been evaluated.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at Adults living in households with children who delayed getting medical care because of the coronavirus pandemic by race/ethnicity.