Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 737 12.0 0.6 10.9 13.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 302 12.9 0.9 11.1 14.6
Female 435 11.1 0.7 9.8 12.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 60 23.0 2.9 17.4 28.7
25-34 years 178 20.6 1.5 17.6 23.5
35-44 years 143 11.3 1.0 9.3 13.3
45-54 years 165 9.0 0.7 7.5 10.4
55-64 years 162 9.0 0.8 7.5 10.5
65+ years 28 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 130 46.0 3.6 38.9 53.1
Non-Hispanic 606 9.6 0.5 8.6 10.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 537 9.0 0.5 8.0 9.9
Black Only 41 21.2 4.0 13.4 29.0
Other Race Only 139 40.1 3.3 33.7 46.5
More than One Race 16 21.0 6.2 8.9 33.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 130 32.1 2.9 26.4 37.8
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 270 15.3 1.1 13.1 17.5
Some College 217 12.2 1.0 10.1 14.2
College Graduate 119 4.8 0.6 3.6 6.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 126 29.8 3.1 23.8 35.9
$15,000 - $24,999 237 28.8 2.0 24.9 32.8
$25,000 - $34,999 102 14.6 1.8 11.0 18.2
$35,000 - $49,999 82 9.0 1.2 6.7 11.3
$50,000+ 80 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 458 11.6 0.7 10.3 13.0
Out of Work 80 49.2 5.4 38.5 59.8
Homemaker / Student 101 19.6 2.3 15.1 24.2
Retired 47 2.1 0.4 1.4 2.8
Unable to Work 48 15.0 2.3 10.4 19.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 125 8.6 1.0 6.6 10.6
1-19 Hours 37 11.2 2.3 6.7 15.6
20-39 Hours 147 14.8 1.5 12.0 17.7
40 + Hours 287 10.5 0.8 9.0 12.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 365 8.8 0.5 7.7 9.8
Divorced / Separated 183 21.5 1.7 18.2 24.7
Widowed 43 3.7 0.6 2.5 4.9
Never Married 143 24.8 2.5 19.9 29.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 190 11.3 1.0 9.3 13.2
Living without a Disability 538 12.1 0.7 10.9 13.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 45 17.7 3.2 11.4 23.9
Rural 101 13.2 1.7 9.9 16.5
Densely-settled Rural 152 15.0 1.5 12.1 17.9
Semi-urban 132 11.2 1.3 8.7 13.8
Urban 307 10.4 0.7 8.9 11.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 168 18.4 1.7 15.0 21.7
Excellent to Good 566 11.0 0.6 9.9 12.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 50 7.2 1.2 4.9 9.5
No Diabetes 686 12.4 0.6 11.2 13.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 181 8.2 0.7 6.9 9.6
No Hypertension 554 13.4 0.7 12.0 14.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 67 13.2 2.0 9.2 17.1
No Current Asthma 667 11.9 0.6 10.7 13.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 167 6.4 0.6 5.1 7.7
No arthritis 561 14.1 0.7 12.7 15.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 118 21.2 2.2 16.9 25.5
<14 days mental health not good 605 11.2 0.6 10.1 12.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 248 21.3 1.6 18.1 24.4
Non-Smoker 486 10.0 0.6 8.8 11.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 241 12.1 1.0 10.1 14.1
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 224 9.6 0.8 8.1 11.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 224 13.1 1.1 11.0 15.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 476 10.1 0.6 9.0 11.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 261 18.1 1.4 15.4 20.8
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 320 11.5 0.8 10.0 13.1
Insufficient 268 12.0 0.9 10.1 13.8
No Activity 104 14.4 1.8 11.0 17.8

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