Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1580 34.6 0.8 33.0 36.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 585 31.5 1.2 29.1 34.0
Female 995 37.4 1.1 35.3 39.5
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 110 34.7 3.0 28.9 40.6
25-34 years 186 27.0 1.9 23.3 30.7
35-44 years 242 24.4 1.5 21.5 27.4
45-54 years 268 26.2 1.6 23.2 29.3
55-64 years 236 38.2 2.1 34.0 42.4
65+ years 532 60.5 1.9 56.8 64.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 1363 34.8 0.9 33.0 36.5
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 36 25.3 4.3 16.9 33.6
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 44 34.0 4.7 24.8 43.2
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 21 38.5 7.8 23.2 53.8
Hispanic 90 36.8 3.6 29.8 43.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 159 56.9 3.5 50.0 63.8
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 548 39.1 1.5 36.2 42.1
Some College 477 33.0 1.5 30.2 35.9
College Graduate 395 27.2 1.3 24.6 29.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 209 64.6 3.8 57.2 72.1
$15,000 - $24,999 404 55.6 2.2 51.3 59.8
$25,000 - $34,999 265 39.7 2.1 35.5 43.8
$35,000 - $49,999 223 29.3 1.9 25.7 33.0
$50,000+ 255 17.2 1.1 15.1 19.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 770 26.1 0.9 24.3 27.9
Out of Work 73 50.9 5.1 41.0 60.9
Homemaker / Student 146 40.5 3.0 34.6 46.5
Retired 492 59.2 2.0 55.4 63.1
Unable to Work 95 63.1 4.6 54.0 72.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 833 31.0 1.0 29.2 32.9
Divorced / Separated 283 41.1 2.1 36.9 45.2
Widowed 275 63.0 2.5 58.1 67.9
Never Married 186 34.0 2.6 28.9 39.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 391 47.0 2.0 43.1 50.8
Living without a Disability 1183 32.3 0.9 30.5 34.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 98 43.7 3.9 36.1 51.3
Rural 258 43.5 2.4 38.8 48.1
Densely-settled Rural 305 40.4 2.1 36.3 44.4
Semi-urban 284 32.2 1.9 28.6 35.8
Urban 621 30.0 1.2 27.8 32.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 381 86.8 1.8 83.2 90.4
Insured 1194 28.2 0.8 26.6 29.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 166 48.1 3.0 42.1 54.0
No Diabetes 1411 33.6 0.8 32.0 35.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 321 50.6 2.5 45.8 55.4
Excellent to Good 1254 32.3 0.9 30.6 34.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 358 37.2 1.8 33.6 40.8
Non-Smoker 1220 33.9 0.9 32.1 35.7

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.