Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1641 11.8 0.4 11.1 12.6
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SEX . . . . .
Male 645 12.0 0.6 10.8 13.2
Female 996 11.7 0.5 10.7 12.7
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 107 21.9 2.1 17.8 26.0
25-34 years 278 17.4 1.1 15.3 19.5
35-44 years 315 12.4 0.8 10.9 13.9
45-54 years 457 11.1 0.6 10.0 12.2
55-64 years 399 8.9 0.5 8.0 9.8
65+ years 85 1.4 0.2 1.1 1.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 191 29.5 2.3 24.9 34.0
Non-Hispanic 1447 10.7 0.4 10.0 11.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1236 10.0 0.4 9.3 10.8
Black Only 137 23.4 2.4 18.6 28.2
Other Race Only 221 29.7 2.2 25.4 34.1
More than One Race 40 14.2 3.1 8.1 20.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 240 29.0 2.1 24.8 33.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 622 16.5 0.9 14.8 18.2
Some College 497 11.5 0.7 10.1 12.9
College Graduate 280 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 308 35.5 2.4 30.8 40.2
$15,000 - $24,999 532 28.5 1.3 25.9 31.1
$25,000 - $34,999 268 18.4 1.4 15.7 21.1
$35,000 - $49,999 182 8.6 0.8 7.0 10.3
$50,000+ 181 3.7 0.4 2.9 4.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 883 10.3 0.5 9.4 11.2
Out of Work 344 43.9 2.5 38.9 48.9
Homemaker / Student 189 16.9 1.6 13.8 20.0
Retired 113 2.3 0.2 1.8 2.7
Unable to Work 107 14.0 1.5 11.0 17.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 257 8.4 0.8 6.9 9.9
1-19 Hours 97 11.6 1.7 8.2 15.0
20-39 Hours 288 16.1 1.2 13.7 18.5
40 + Hours 523 8.2 0.5 7.3 9.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 780 8.6 0.4 7.9 9.3
Divorced / Separated 425 20.9 1.1 18.7 23.1
Widowed 99 5.3 0.7 3.9 6.6
Never Married 334 23.0 1.6 19.8 26.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 406 11.3 0.8 9.8 12.8
Living without a Disability 1226 12.0 0.5 11.1 12.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 81 12.4 1.6 9.3 15.5
Rural 227 13.8 1.3 11.3 16.3
Densely-settled Rural 265 14.3 1.2 12.0 16.7
Semi-urban 299 12.6 1.0 10.6 14.7
Urban 766 10.3 0.5 9.4 11.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 171 9.4 0.9 7.6 11.3
No Diabetes 1470 12.1 0.4 11.3 12.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 482 8.7 0.5 7.7 9.7
No Hypertension 1154 13.1 0.5 12.1 14.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 152 13.8 1.5 10.7 16.8
No Current Asthma 1474 11.6 0.4 10.8 12.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 374 7.5 0.5 6.5 8.6
No Arthritis 1233 13.1 0.5 12.1 14.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 331 15.1 1.0 13.1 17.1
Excellent to Good 1306 11.4 0.4 10.6 12.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 276 22.2 1.7 18.9 25.5
<14 days mental health not good 1348 10.9 0.4 10.1 11.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 553 23.7 1.3 21.3 26.2
Non-Smoker 1080 9.2 0.4 8.5 10.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 490 11.1 0.7 9.7 12.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 495 10.7 0.6 9.4 12.0
Obese (BMI >= 30) 560 13.4 0.7 12.0 14.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1068 10.5 0.4 9.6 11.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 572 16.4 0.9 14.7 18.1
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 700 11.9 0.6 10.7 13.1
Insufficient 569 10.2 0.6 9.1 11.3
No Activity 274 15.4 1.2 13.1 17.7

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