Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3424 30.7 0.6 29.5 31.9
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SEX . . . . .
Male 1193 28.4 1.0 26.5 30.3
Female 2231 32.9 0.8 31.4 34.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 69 25.6 3.1 19.6 31.6
25-34 years 211 28.3 1.8 24.7 31.9
35-44 years 284 21.2 1.3 18.7 23.7
45-54 years 510 24.5 1.1 22.4 26.7
55-64 years 680 30.3 1.1 28.2 32.5
65+ years 1670 54.1 1.0 52.2 56.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 169 45.4 3.3 39.0 51.8
Non-Hispanic 3247 29.7 0.6 28.6 30.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 3025 29.3 0.6 28.1 30.5
Black Only 138 34.3 3.5 27.4 41.2
Other Race Only 191 46.8 3.1 40.6 53.0
More than One Race 56 34.0 5.0 24.2 43.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 346 58.4 3.0 52.6 64.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1271 39.9 1.3 37.4 42.4
Some College 984 28.7 1.1 26.6 30.8
College Graduate 815 20.8 0.9 19.1 22.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 430 65.4 3.2 59.1 71.7
$15,000 - $24,999 840 61.6 1.9 57.9 65.3
$25,000 - $34,999 527 42.4 1.9 38.6 46.2
$35,000 - $49,999 480 27.4 1.4 24.7 30.1
$50,000+ 626 14.8 0.7 13.4 16.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1178 21.0 0.7 19.6 22.4
Out of Work 232 55.0 3.5 48.1 61.8
Homemaker / Student 262 33.8 2.4 29.2 38.5
Retired 1444 52.4 1.1 50.3 54.5
Unable to Work 294 60.1 3.0 54.2 66.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1505 48.1 1.2 45.7 50.5
1-19 Hours 227 37.3 2.9 31.6 42.9
20-39 Hours 400 32.3 1.8 28.7 35.9
40 + Hours 696 17.2 0.8 15.8 18.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1703 26.1 0.7 24.8 27.4
Divorced / Separated 608 45.5 1.9 41.9 49.1
Widowed 801 60.0 1.5 57.2 62.9
Never Married 308 32.3 2.3 27.8 36.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1207 43.9 1.3 41.4 46.4
Living without a Disability 2206 27.3 0.7 25.9 28.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 208 46.4 3.2 40.2 52.6
Rural 512 43.3 2.0 39.4 47.2
Densely-settled Rural 576 32.7 1.5 29.7 35.7
Semi-urban 677 32.2 1.4 29.4 34.9
Urban 1448 25.4 0.8 23.8 27.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 697 87.2 1.5 84.2 90.1
Insured 2722 23.8 0.6 22.7 24.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 505 41.6 1.8 38.1 45.1
No Diabetes 2919 29.7 0.6 28.5 31.0
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1563 37.3 1.0 35.3 39.2
No Hypertension 1853 27.9 0.8 26.4 29.3
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 285 32.0 2.2 27.7 36.4
No Current Asthma 3118 30.5 0.6 29.3 31.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 1361 38.7 1.0 36.6 40.7
No Arthritis 2051 28.1 0.7 26.7 29.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 824 49.4 1.7 46.0 52.7
Excellent to Good 2592 28.1 0.6 26.8 29.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 379 42.4 2.3 37.8 46.9
<14 days mental health not good 3002 29.5 0.6 28.3 30.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 657 40.2 1.7 36.8 43.5
Non-Smoker 2753 28.7 0.6 27.4 29.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1187 31.4 1.1 29.3 33.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1150 29.9 1.0 27.9 31.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 948 30.2 1.1 28.0 32.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2273 27.4 0.7 26.0 28.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1147 41.6 1.3 39.1 44.1
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 1333 27.9 0.9 26.1 29.7
Insufficient 1257 28.0 0.9 26.2 29.8
No Activity 693 46.8 1.8 43.4 50.2

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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