For Americans, high health care costs are still public enemy No. 1 — and it's kept them far away from the doctor.

More people than ever are putting off medical treatment because of the cost, a new report finds.

According to Gallup, 30 percent of adults still say that they, or a family member, have put off medical treatment in the past year because of the cost.

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