What was the main reason you did not
receive the dental care you needed?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
Fear, apprehension, nervousness, pain, dislike going 80 16.6 1.9 12.9 20.3
Could not afford / cost / too expensive 272 55.4 2.5 50.4 60.4
Dentist would not accept insurance, incl. Medicaid 17 3.3 0.8 1.7 5.0
Do not have or know a dentist 3 0.7 0.4 0.0 1.6
Lack transportation / too far away 6 1.4 0.6 0.2 2.6
Hours are not convenient 64 14.1 1.8 10.6 17.6
Other 43 8.5 1.3 5.8 11.1

Among all respondents who reported not getting needed dental
care in past 12 months, excluding unknowns and refusals.