Epilepsy And Healthcare Costs

Infographic on epilepsy and healthcare costs. Full text and description below.

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Paying for health care is hard for people with epilepsy.

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Adults with epilepsy have more difficulty paying for medicine.

  • 21% of adults with epilepsy can’t pay for medicines, compared to 9% of adults without epilepsy who could not pay for their medicine.

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Adults with epilepsy have more difficulty paying for eyeglasses.

  • 18% of adults with epilepsy can’t pay for eye glasses, compared to 8% of adults without epilepsy.

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Adults with epilepsy have more difficulty paying for dental care.

  • 27% of adults with epilepsy can’t pay for dental care, compared to 14% of adults without epilepsy without dental care.

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(image and text credit: US Centers for Disease Control.)

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