Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 854 13.2 0.6 12.1 14.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 344 14.2 0.9 12.4 16.1
Female 510 12.2 0.6 11.0 13.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 95 25.8 2.6 20.7 30.9
25-34 years 198 20.9 1.6 17.7 24.0
35-44 years 191 12.4 0.9 10.6 14.3
45-54 years 208 11.8 0.9 10.1 13.4
55-64 years 117 7.7 0.8 6.2 9.2
65+ years 42 1.9 0.3 1.2 2.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 151 45.2 3.4 38.5 51.9
Non-Hispanic 702 10.8 0.5 9.8 11.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 670 11.2 0.5 10.2 12.3
Black Only 39 15.8 2.7 10.5 21.1
Other Race Only 125 34.7 3.3 28.2 41.1
More than One Race 16 20.0 6.1 8.1 32.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 162 37.1 3.0 31.1 43.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 334 17.7 1.1 15.5 19.8
Some College 228 11.2 0.9 9.5 12.9
College Graduate 130 4.5 0.5 3.6 5.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 149 29.0 2.7 23.7 34.4
$15,000 - $24,999 291 27.9 1.7 24.6 31.3
$25,000 - $34,999 131 16.0 1.6 12.9 19.1
$35,000 - $49,999 81 7.6 0.9 5.8 9.4
$50,000+ 73 3.3 0.5 2.4 4.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 495 12.4 0.7 11.0 13.8
Out of Work 105 50.1 4.2 41.9 58.3
Homemaker / Student 142 19.5 1.8 15.9 23.1
Retired 46 2.0 0.3 1.4 2.6
Unable to Work 60 19.4 2.6 14.3 24.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 163 9.5 0.9 7.8 11.2
1-19 Hours 32 11.5 2.6 6.4 16.5
20-39 Hours 164 18.7 1.8 15.1 22.3
40 + Hours 308 9.9 0.7 8.6 11.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 427 10.1 0.5 9.1 11.2
Divorced / Separated 211 21.2 1.5 18.2 24.2
Widowed 43 4.7 0.8 3.1 6.3
Never Married 171 24.2 2.2 19.8 28.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 200 12.9 1.2 10.6 15.2
Living without a Disability 647 13.3 0.6 12.0 14.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 47 19.9 3.8 12.4 27.4
Rural 113 13.1 1.5 10.3 16.0
Densely-settled Rural 158 15.7 1.5 12.8 18.6
Semi-urban 170 13.5 1.1 11.2 15.7
Urban 360 11.6 0.8 10.0 13.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 179 16.7 1.4 13.9 19.4
Excellent to Good 672 12.5 0.6 11.3 13.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 60 10.3 1.5 7.4 13.3
No Diabetes 794 13.4 0.6 12.3 14.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 171 8.1 0.7 6.7 9.6
No Hypertension 681 14.8 0.7 13.4 16.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 62 12.0 1.7 8.6 15.4
No Current Asthma 788 13.3 0.6 12.1 14.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 211 9.2 0.7 7.8 10.7
No arthritis 638 14.7 0.7 13.3 16.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 135 22.4 2.3 17.9 26.8
<14 days mental health not good 705 12.3 0.6 11.2 13.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 255 22.4 1.6 19.1 25.6
Non-Smoker 597 11.2 0.6 10.1 12.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 301 13.8 0.9 11.9 15.7
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 284 11.8 0.9 10.1 13.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 205 11.8 1.0 9.9 13.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 548 11.1 0.6 10.0 12.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 305 19.5 1.4 16.8 22.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 371 12.8 0.8 11.3 14.4
Insufficient 288 12.1 0.9 10.3 13.9
No Activity 149 15.8 1.6 12.7 18.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had no health care coverage.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.