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Older Canadians skip meds due to cost, putting them at risk for complications

01/02/2017

Image: Graphical illustration of ratios by means of red and white tablets on a blue background. Compared to the western countries of the world; Copyright: Sachi Wickramasinghe, UBC

In an analysis of survey responses from all 11 countries, the researchers found that Canada had the second-highest prevalence of skipped prescriptions due to cost, at 8.3%; © Sachi Wickramasinghe, UBC