Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1542 32.2 0.9 30.4 34.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 565 29.9 1.4 27.1 32.7
Female 977 34.4 1.2 32.1 36.7
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 32 29.8 4.9 20.3 39.4
25-34 years 114 30.0 2.6 25.0 35.1
35-44 years 137 22.0 1.8 18.5 25.6
45-54 years 205 22.7 1.6 19.7 25.8
55-64 years 298 30.2 1.6 27.0 33.4
65+ years 756 58.6 1.5 55.6 61.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 78 47.6 5.0 37.9 57.4
Non-Hispanic 1463 31.1 0.9 29.3 32.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1368 30.7 0.9 28.9 32.5
Black Only 42 28.8 5.0 19.0 38.7
Other Race Only 109 49.3 4.3 40.9 57.8
More than One Race 18 33.5 8.9 16.1 51.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 160 63.0 4.4 54.4 71.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 563 41.2 1.9 37.6 44.8
Some College 452 32.0 1.7 28.6 35.4
College Graduate 367 20.5 1.2 18.1 22.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 237 73.5 3.9 65.8 81.1
$15,000 - $24,999 339 58.7 2.9 53.1 64.3
$25,000 - $34,999 212 46.3 3.1 40.3 52.4
$35,000 - $49,999 205 31.1 2.4 26.3 35.9
$50,000+ 298 15.5 1.0 13.4 17.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 601 24.4 1.1 22.1 26.6
Out of Work 49 45.1 6.8 31.7 58.5
Homemaker / Student 123 32.8 3.1 26.6 38.9
Retired 646 55.9 1.6 52.8 59.0
Unable to Work 122 60.5 4.4 51.9 69.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 674 49.8 1.8 46.3 53.3
1-19 Hours 113 40.9 4.1 32.9 48.9
20-39 Hours 171 35.5 3.0 29.6 41.5
40 + Hours 387 20.5 1.2 18.2 22.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 794 27.7 1.0 25.7 29.7
Divorced / Separated 266 41.7 2.5 36.9 46.6
Widowed 351 64.4 2.3 59.9 68.9
Never Married 129 35.5 3.8 28.1 42.9
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 573 43.3 1.8 39.8 46.8
Living without a Disability 958 28.8 1.1 26.8 30.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 89 43.9 4.7 34.7 53.0
Rural 275 48.8 2.8 43.3 54.3
Densely-settled Rural 296 35.8 2.3 31.4 40.3
Semi-urban 278 29.5 1.9 25.7 33.3
Urban 603 26.8 1.3 24.2 29.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 295 88.8 2.3 84.3 93.3
Insured 1247 25.3 0.8 23.7 26.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 234 40.5 2.5 35.6 45.4
No Diabetes 1305 31.3 1.0 29.4 33.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 144 40.2 3.5 33.3 47.1
No Current Asthma 1395 31.5 0.9 29.7 33.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 403 53.8 2.6 48.7 58.8
Excellent to Good 1135 28.8 1.0 26.9 30.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 153 42.2 3.5 35.2 49.1
<14 days mental health not good 1356 30.9 0.9 29.0 32.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 290 40.6 2.4 35.8 45.4
Non-Smoker 1248 30.3 1.0 28.4 32.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 492 30.7 1.6 27.6 33.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 546 32.0 1.5 29.0 35.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 439 33.0 1.7 29.6 36.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 984 27.9 1.0 25.9 29.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 558 44.3 1.9 40.6 48.0

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.
 
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