African-Americans Today: A Mixed Picture of Health and Wealth

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  • Growing Concerns
  • Uneasy Times
  • Medical Bills Rising
  • Health Concerns Grow
  • Health Concerns Among Families
  • Finances
  • Dealing With Racism
  • Racial Prejudice
  • A Snapshot of Black America
  • Things Are Getting Better for Some

Medical Bills Rising

Additionally, about 30 percent said that in the past 12 months, they or a family member have had difficulties paying for doctor and hospital bills. Of this group, 76 percent said they ended up forgoing medical attention for financial reasons. (Photo: Blend Images/Hill Street Studios/Getty Images)