Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 698 11.7 0.6 10.6 12.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 258 11.5 0.9 9.8 13.3
Female 440 11.9 0.7 10.4 13.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 66 26.4 3.0 20.4 32.3
25-34 years 125 15.7 1.5 12.8 18.7
35-44 years 151 12.4 1.1 10.3 14.4
45-54 years 155 8.4 0.7 7.0 9.8
55-64 years 165 9.0 0.8 7.5 10.4
65+ years 36 1.3 0.2 0.9 1.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 98 32.1 3.5 25.3 38.9
Non-Hispanic 598 10.3 0.6 9.2 11.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 519 9.0 0.5 7.9 10.0
Black Only 48 25.1 4.1 17.0 33.2
Other Race Only 111 31.9 3.2 25.6 38.2
More than One Race 18 27.4 7.6 12.5 42.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 102 25.5 2.9 19.7 31.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 271 18.3 1.4 15.7 21.0
Some College 216 11.7 1.1 9.6 13.8
College Graduate 109 3.7 0.4 2.9 4.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 150 33.6 3.2 27.3 39.9
$15,000 - $24,999 199 29.0 2.2 24.7 33.4
$25,000 - $34,999 100 16.5 2.0 12.6 20.3
$35,000 - $49,999 80 9.4 1.4 6.8 12.1
$50,000+ 72 2.4 0.3 1.7 3.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 412 11.0 0.7 9.7 12.4
Out of Work 81 47.6 5.5 36.8 58.3
Homemaker / Student 101 18.3 2.2 13.9 22.6
Retired 48 2.2 0.3 1.5 2.8
Unable to Work 52 14.5 2.2 10.1 18.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 122 8.2 1.0 6.2 10.2
1-19 Hours 28 10.9 3.0 4.9 16.8
20-39 Hours 139 19.0 2.0 15.1 22.9
40 + Hours 257 8.8 0.7 7.5 10.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 341 8.2 0.5 7.2 9.2
Divorced / Separated 179 20.5 1.9 16.8 24.1
Widowed 48 6.9 1.5 3.9 9.8
Never Married 127 23.7 2.5 18.8 28.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 213 12.3 1.0 10.2 14.3
Living without a Disability 481 11.5 0.7 10.2 12.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 39 12.5 2.3 8.1 17.0
Rural 92 11.1 1.4 8.4 13.8
Densely-settled Rural 133 14.5 1.7 11.3 17.8
Semi-urban 131 12.1 1.4 9.5 14.8
Urban 302 10.6 0.8 9.0 12.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 55 6.9 1.2 4.6 9.2
No Diabetes 640 12.0 0.6 10.8 13.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 69 15.0 2.1 11.0 19.1
No Current Asthma 626 11.4 0.6 10.2 12.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 175 19.3 1.7 15.9 22.6
Excellent to Good 520 10.5 0.6 9.3 11.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 113 22.7 2.6 17.6 27.7
<14 days mental health not good 573 10.6 0.6 9.4 11.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 254 24.5 1.8 21.0 28.0
Non-Smoker 441 8.9 0.6 7.8 10.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 226 12.9 1.1 10.6 15.1
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 223 9.9 0.9 8.2 11.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 205 11.2 0.9 9.3 13.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 422 10.0 0.7 8.7 11.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 276 16.7 1.2 14.3 19.0
HYPERTENSION STATUS* . . . . .
Hypertension 92 9.0 1.2 6.6 11.3
No Hypertension 241 12.2 0.9 10.3 14.0
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY* . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 131 10.3 1.1 8.1 12.4
Insufficient 130 10.8 1.2 8.4 13.1
No Activity 50 14.5 2.3 9.9 19.0

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had no health care coverage.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who lack health care coverage among categories of Hypertension Status and Recommended Level of Physical Activity is based on responses from all respondents on Questionnaire Split A, excluding unknowns and refusals.