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 37 3.3 0.7 1.9 4.6
Could not afford / cost / too expensive 916 76.8 1.6 73.8 79.9
Dentist would not accept my insurance, including Medicaid 38 3.3 0.6 2.1 4.5
Do not have/know a dentist 9 1.4 0.6 0.2 2.5
Lack transportation / too far away 9 0.6 0.3 0.1 1.1
Hours are not convenient 10 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.6
Do not have time 37 3.0 0.6 1.9 4.2
Other ailments prevent dental care 19 1.3 0.4 0.6 2.0
Could not get into dentist/clinic 15 1.2 0.4 0.5 1.9
Outside issues preventing obtaining treatment 21 1.6 0.4 0.7 2.4
Appointment has been or is being scheduled 3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.6
Dentist refused/unable to provide treatment 9 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.8
No Dental Insurance 34 3.6 0.8 2.1 5.1
Did not need/want to go 24 1.8 0.5 0.9 2.8
Did not like/was not satisfied with dentist 5 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.8

Among respondents who needed dental care during the past 12 months
but did not get it, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
 
On Questionnaire Split B