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As the number of uninsured Americans falls, it is perhaps not surprising that more people are getting care they might otherwise have skipped.  A survey from the Center for Disease Control found that the number of people who avoided needed medical care because of its cost decreased from 6.9 percent in 2010 to 4.4. percent in 2015.  

The survey did not indicate whether those who neglected medical care were insured or not, but data suggests that those lacking insurance are the most likely to not bother going to the doctor.  

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