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Table 1 Agreement statistics for the families and health care costs survey: comparison of responses between the original and follow-up surveys

From: Reliability of a patient survey assessing cost-related changes in health care use among high deductible health plan enrollees

Survey Domain Percent Absolute Absolute TCC or 95% C.I.   95% C.I.
  Agree Retraction Initiation PCC CC-L CC-U κ κ-L κ-U
Beneficiary Knowledge of Plan
Choice of more than one health plan? 80.6% 10.2% 9.2% 0.82 0.74 0.89 0.61 0.52 0.69
Health Savings Account? 92.9% 4.0% 3.2% 0.97 0.95 0.99 0.84 0.78 0.9
Ease/difficulty of understanding plan? 65.8% 18.5% 15.7% 0.72 0.65 0.79 0.48 0.41 0.56
How protected from expenses? 59.2% 20.0% 20.8% 0.70 0.63 0.76 0.50 0.43 0.57
Information Seeking Behavior
Tried to discover whether required to pay? 75.9% 11.4% 12.7% 0.73 0.63 0.82 0.51 0.42 0.6
Tried to discover how much required to pay? 76.2% 10.6% 13.2% 0.72 0.63 0.82 0.52 0.43 0.6
Behavior Change Associated with a Deductible
Less likely to see doctor? 76.9% 8.7% 14.4% 0.75 0.66 0.84 0.53 0.43 0.61
More likely to call/email and not visit? 71.0% 11.2% 17.8% 0.62 0.50 0.73 0.41 0.32 0.51
More likely to adopt good health habits? 71.7% 12.4% 15.9% 0.63 0.52 0.74 0.43 0.34 0.53
Deductible: more likely to change timing? 75.6% 11.4% 13.0% 0.67 0.57 0.78 0.46 0.37 0.55
Any behavior change?* 84.8% 6.7% 8.5% 0.71 0.59 0.83 0.45 0.33 0.57
Experienced Delay in Care Due in Part to Cost
Delayed or forgone ED visit? 87.4% 6.5% 6.0% 0.88 0.82 0.94 0.67 0.58 0.75
Delayed or foregone recommended test? 80.6% 6.6% 12.9% 0.76 0.66 0.85 0.52 0.42 0.61
Delayed/foregone any other time? 82.9% 9.6% 7.5% 0.70 0.58 0.82 0.45 0.34 0.56
Any delayed or foregone care (ED, test, other)?* 81.4% 9.8% 8.8% 0.83 0.76 0.90 0.62 0.55 0.7
Hypothetical Delay in Care Due in Part to Cost
$100 Blood test - Likelihood of delay 52.7% 30.0% 17.2% 0.63 0.56 0.71 0.45 0.38 0.52
$1000 Colonoscopy - Likelihood of delay 63.4% 23.9% 12.7% 0.74 0.67 0.80 0.53 0.46 0.6
$2000 MRI - Likelihood of delay 74.6% 16.1% 9.3% 0.75 0.67 0.82 0.53 0.44 0.61
  1. * Composite measure of all individuals answering yes to at least one behavior change or delayed/forgone care.