The purpose of this study is to investigate factors affecting unmet medical care in elderly hypertensive patients. The purpose of this study was to understand the reasons for unmet medical care in elderly hypertensive patients over 65 years of age and to identify the characteristics of each type to improve the medical use system and to contribute to policy making so that unmet medical care does not occur. Using data from the 7th period of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2016, 2017), 23 sample households were selected using the phylogenetic extraction method among appropriate households and analyzed using the SPSS 18.0 Program. As a result of the study, the unmet medical care of those who had suicidal thoughts compared to those who had not had suicidal thoughts in the past year, when females were higher than males, had worse subjective health status, those who did not subscribe than those who had private insurance, and those who had smoked in the past year.
The experience rate was high. This is considered to be able to contribute to improving the medical service system and making policy decisions so that unmet medical care does not occur in the future.