Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1429 35.9 0.9 34.2 37.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 536 34.6 1.3 32.0 37.3
Female 893 37.0 1.1 34.8 39.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 111 29.6 2.7 24.3 35.0
25-34 years 201 27.8 1.8 24.2 31.4
35-44 years 197 23.1 1.6 20.0 26.3
45-54 years 226 29.1 1.8 25.5 32.7
55-64 years 181 38.1 2.5 33.3 43.0
65+ years 499 66.8 1.9 63.1 70.5
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 1273 35.7 0.9 33.9 37.4
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 42 30.6 4.4 21.9 39.2
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 30 33.3 6.0 21.5 45.0
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 17 37.3 8.0 21.6 52.9
Hispanic 60 44.5 4.6 35.6 53.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 157 61.5 3.4 54.8 68.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 507 42.0 1.6 38.9 45.1
Some College 396 31.3 1.5 28.3 34.2
College Graduate 364 28.8 1.4 26.1 31.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 195 65.5 3.7 58.2 72.8
$15,000 - $24,999 321 54.9 2.3 50.3 59.5
$25,000 - $34,999 225 43.3 2.3 38.7 47.9
$35,000 - $49,999 180 27.0 1.9 23.3 30.7
$50,000+ 250 20.9 1.3 18.3 23.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 739 27.8 1.0 25.9 29.7
Out of Work 41 57.3 6.5 44.5 70.1
Homemaker / Student 124 34.6 2.8 29.1 40.1
Retired 441 61.7 2.0 57.8 65.7
Unable to Work 82 69.9 4.7 60.7 79.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 691 32.1 1.1 30.0 34.1
Divorced / Separated 254 42.2 2.2 37.9 46.6
Widowed 288 65.3 2.5 60.3 70.2
Never Married 188 32.5 2.4 27.8 37.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 325 50.8 2.2 46.5 55.1
Living without a Disability 1093 33.1 0.9 31.3 34.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 96 51.8 4.1 43.8 59.8
Rural 236 47.7 2.7 42.4 53.1
Densely-settled Rural 230 39.7 2.2 35.4 44.1
Semi-urban 291 35.4 1.9 31.8 39.0
Urban 566 30.0 1.2 27.7 32.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 357 89.8 1.8 86.3 93.3
Insured 1070 29.8 0.9 28.2 31.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 119 48.6 3.5 41.7 55.4
No Diabetes 1307 35.1 0.9 33.3 36.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 277 56.7 2.5 51.9 61.5
Excellent to Good 1148 32.9 0.9 31.2 34.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 351 38.8 1.8 35.2 42.4
Non-Smoker 1074 34.9 1.0 33.1 36.8

Numerator: Respondents who reported they had no insurance coverage
that pays for some or all of their routine dental care.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.