Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1508 34.9 0.9 33.2 36.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 570 33.1 1.4 30.4 35.8
Female 938 36.7 1.1 34.5 38.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 81 31.0 3.2 24.6 37.4
25-34 years 173 32.6 2.2 28.3 36.9
35-44 years 214 27.3 1.8 23.8 30.8
45-54 years 226 25.7 1.7 22.4 29.0
55-64 years 192 32.4 2.1 28.2 36.6
65+ years 612 60.2 1.7 56.8 63.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 88 45.4 4.4 36.9 54.0
Non-Hispanic 1419 34.1 0.9 32.4 35.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1358 34.4 0.9 32.6 36.1
Black Only 49 38.5 5.1 28.6 48.5
Other Race Only 85 40.1 4.4 31.5 48.7
More than One Race 14 44.2 10.1 24.4 63.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 165 58.5 4.1 50.4 66.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 520 44.0 1.8 40.5 47.5
Some College 421 33.3 1.6 30.1 36.5
College Graduate 401 25.1 1.3 22.6 27.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 204 65.5 4.0 57.7 73.4
$15,000 - $24,999 393 59.8 2.4 55.1 64.4
$25,000 - $34,999 216 34.2 2.3 29.8 38.6
$35,000 - $49,999 176 27.6 2.0 23.7 31.6
$50,000+ 243 17.9 1.2 15.6 20.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 651 26.3 1.1 24.2 28.3
Out of Work 87 54.9 5.1 44.9 65.0
Homemaker / Student 144 36.2 3.0 30.3 42.1
Retired 534 58.0 1.8 54.4 61.5
Unable to Work 91 62.5 4.5 53.7 71.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 521 56.6 2.0 52.7 60.6
1-19 Hours 74 40.7 4.9 31.2 50.2
20-39 Hours 162 32.4 2.7 27.2 37.7
40 + Hours 454 23.9 1.1 21.6 26.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 757 31.4 1.0 29.3 33.4
Divorced / Separated 273 42.0 2.2 37.6 46.4
Widowed 293 60.4 2.5 55.4 65.4
Never Married 179 33.3 2.8 27.8 38.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 440 50.9 2.0 47.0 54.8
Living without a Disability 1066 31.4 1.0 29.5 33.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 108 50.4 4.1 42.5 58.4
Rural 258 49.8 2.5 44.9 54.7
Densely-settled Rural 258 35.5 2.2 31.1 39.8
Semi-urban 303 36.9 2.1 32.8 40.9
Urban 576 28.8 1.2 26.3 31.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 359 87.5 2.2 83.2 91.8
Insured 1145 27.5 0.8 25.9 29.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 145 44.7 3.2 38.3 51.0
No Diabetes 1348 34.2 0.9 32.4 36.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 332 56.0 2.4 51.3 60.8
Excellent to Good 1175 31.9 0.9 30.1 33.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 310 39.7 2.2 35.5 44.0
Non-Smoker 1198 33.8 1.0 31.9 35.6

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.