Table 2.

Rural–urban differences in forgoing care due to cost among cancer survivors, stratified by age and rural–urban status

<65 years of age≥65 years of age
RuralUrbanCrudeRuralUrbanCrude
% (SE)% (SE)OR (95% CI)% (SE)% (SE)OR (95% CI)
Delayed/didn't get medical carea25.3 (1.7)18.0 (0.9)1.54 (1.25–1.97)7.6 (0.9)4.4 (0.4)1.79 (1.30–2.46)
Couldn't afford prescription medicine22.1 (1.8)15.5 (0.8)1.54 (1.23–1.94)4.4 (0.9)3.6 (0.4)1.25 (0.80–1.96)
Couldn't afford dental careb23.3 (1.8)19.6 (0.9)1.25 (0.99–1.57)6.7 (0.9)4.8 (0.4)1.41 (1.00–1.98)
  • aMissing 3.

  • bMissing 116.