The survey found 18% of women had struggled to pay prescription drug costs in the last year, compared to 11% of men.

Considering their longer expected lifetimes, it's not surprising that women are more concerned than men about future health care expenses, according to a survey by MedicareGuide. Two-thirds of women said they were at least somewhat concerned about being able to pay for future care, compared to 51% of men.

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