Percentage of Hispanic adults in the U.S. that had trouble communicating with a health care provider due to language or culture as of 2018
U.S. Hispanic adults that had communication issues with a health provider in 2018
This statistic depicts the percentage of Hispanics living in the U.S. that had difficulties communicating with a health care provider because of culture or language as of 2018. According to the data, 21 percent of respondents indicated that they sometimes had trouble communicating with a health care provider due to a cultural barrier.
Percentage of Hispanic adults in the U.S. that had trouble communicating with a health care provider due to language or culture as of 2018
OftenSometimesRarelyNever
Cultural barrier3%21%20%53%
Language barrier4%22%23%50%
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Source

Release date

July 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 13 to April 15, 2018

Number of respondents

1,945 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Hispanic adults only (n=458)

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "How often have you had difficulty communicating with a health care provider while getting care for yourself or a loved one because of a (language or cultural barrier)?"

U.S. Hispanic adults that had communication issues with a health provider in 2018
This statistic depicts the percentage of Hispanics living in the U.S. that had difficulties communicating with a health care provider because of culture or language as of 2018. According to the data, 21 percent of respondents indicated that they sometimes had trouble communicating with a health care provider due to a cultural barrier.
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