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

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error 95% Confidence Limit
Lower Upper
Fear, apprehension, nervousness, pain, dislike going 71 4.7 0.8 3.1 6.2
Could not afford / cost / too expensive 800 81.8 1.8 78.3 85.3
Dentist would not accept my insurance, including Medicaid 31 2.7 0.7 1.4 4.0
Do not have/know a dentist 22 1.9 0.6 0.7 3.1
Lack transportation / too far away 7 0.5 0.3 0.0 1.1
Hours are not convenient 27 3.3 1.1 1.1 5.5
Do not have time 17 1.5 0.5 0.5 2.6
Other ailments prevent dental care 12 0.6 0.2 0.2 1.0
Could not get into dentist/clinic 2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
Outside issues preventing obtaining treatment 22 1.5 0.4 0.6 2.3
Appointment has been or is being scheduled 18 0.9 0.2 0.4 1.3
Dentist refused/unable to provide treatment 2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
Other 6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.7

Among all respondents who reported not getting needed dental
care in the past 12 months, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B
 
ASKED ONLY TO LANDLINE SURVEY RESPONDENTS