About 72% of adults in the United States changed their use of traditional in-person health care services, according to a survey conducted in May 2020. The changes were due to consumer concerns about receiving health care services during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) health emergency in 2020. About 41% said they delayed use of health care services, and 38% said they intended to delay future care, treatment, and procedures for at least six months. About 27% said they planned to delay diagnostic procedures or tests in a hospital setting. Only 31% said they felt comfortable visiting their physician . . .
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