An estimated 61.5% of low-income parents reported delaying or forgoing some type of care in the past 12 months because of the cost or other difficulties.

Meeting basic family needs is always a challenge for parents with low incomes, and the pandemic has only made things worse.

“We find that though parents at various income levels faced health challenges and problems accessing and affording health care, parents with low incomes faced particularly steep challenges,” according to a new report from the Urban Institute.

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