Brief Do Patients Trust Their Providers?
Sharon K. Long, Lea Bart
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  • Most nonelderly adults say they trust their providers, with roughly 40 percent rating their trust a 9 or 10, where 10 indicates complete trust.
  • Adults with a chronic condition or disability have higher trust in their providers than those without such health problems.
  • Higher-income adults and white, non-Hispanic adults have higher trust in their providers than low-income adults and adults of other racial/ethnic backgrounds.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Hospitals and physicians
Policy Centers Health Policy Center