Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1600 36.4 1.0 34.5 38.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 579 34.1 1.5 31.1 37.2
Female 1021 38.5 1.2 36.1 40.9
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 65 39.4 4.4 30.7 48.1
25-34 years 164 35.6 2.4 30.8 40.4
35-44 years 170 23.4 1.7 20.0 26.8
45-54 years 236 26.1 1.7 22.8 29.4
55-64 years 273 34.2 1.9 30.5 37.9
65+ years 684 61.5 1.6 58.4 64.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 112 56.4 4.4 47.7 65.1
Non-Hispanic 1487 34.8 1.0 32.9 36.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1421 34.9 1.0 33.0 36.9
Black Only 51 33.6 5.4 23.1 44.0
Other Race Only 95 49.4 4.5 40.5 58.3
More than One Race 25 52.7 9.1 35.0 70.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 222 61.0 4.1 53.1 69.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 571 43.7 1.9 40.0 47.3
Some College 406 33.4 1.8 29.9 37.0
College Graduate 399 26.3 1.4 23.5 29.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 253 79.5 3.4 72.9 86.1
$15,000 - $24,999 388 59.5 2.8 54.1 64.9
$25,000 - $34,999 227 44.9 2.8 39.4 50.4
$35,000 - $49,999 220 32.8 2.2 28.5 37.0
$50,000+ 276 17.2 1.1 15.0 19.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 677 27.5 1.2 25.2 29.8
Out of Work 61 64.3 6.6 51.5 77.2
Homemaker / Student 127 37.6 3.7 30.3 44.9
Retired 609 59.3 1.7 56.0 62.5
Unable to Work 124 65.2 4.7 56.0 74.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 641 53.4 2.0 49.5 57.3
1-19 Hours 100 37.5 4.5 28.8 46.2
20-39 Hours 213 41.0 3.1 35.0 47.0
40 + Hours 418 23.2 1.2 20.8 25.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 792 30.9 1.0 28.9 33.0
Divorced / Separated 303 50.7 2.5 45.8 55.6
Widowed 335 64.3 2.3 59.9 68.8
Never Married 165 39.4 3.6 32.4 46.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 547 49.0 1.9 45.2 52.8
Living without a Disability 1046 32.9 1.1 30.7 35.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 96 46.9 4.0 39.2 54.7
Rural 271 47.8 2.7 42.5 53.1
Densely-settled Rural 296 42.8 2.4 38.1 47.5
Semi-urban 312 36.1 2.3 31.6 40.7
Urban 623 30.6 1.4 27.8 33.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 348 87.4 2.3 82.9 91.9
Insured 1250 28.9 0.9 27.1 30.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 200 51.0 3.1 45.0 57.0
No Diabetes 1398 35.2 1.0 33.3 37.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 386 59.2 2.5 54.2 64.1
Excellent to Good 1206 32.7 1.0 30.7 34.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 336 40.4 2.3 35.8 45.0
Non-Smoker 1256 35.3 1.1 33.3 37.4

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.
 
On Questionaire Split B