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 25 4.1 1.0 2.1 6.0
Could not afford - cost - too expensive 372 69.5 2.8 64.0 75.1
Dentist would not accept my insurance, including Medicaid 22 6.1 1.5 3.2 9.1
Do not have - know a dentist 10 1.2 0.4 0.4 2.0
Lack transportation - too far away 6 0.9 0.5 0.0 1.7
Hours arenít convenient 5 1.0 0.5 0.0 2.0
Do not have time 20 4.7 1.2 2.3 7.1
Other ailments prevent dental care 4 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.8
Could not get into dentist - clinic 3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4
Outside issues preventing obtaining treatment 13 2.0 0.6 0.7 3.2
Appointment has been or is being scheduled 3 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.9
Other 2 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.8
No Dental Insurance 25 6.7 1.7 3.4 10.1
Did not need-want to go 7 2.6 1.6 0.0 5.8

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