Percentage of Adults Who Could Not See Doctor Because Of Cost In Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1823 11.2 0.3 10.5 11.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 565 9.0 0.5 8.1 10.0
Female 1258 13.2 0.5 12.3 14.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 79 13.4 1.6 10.3 16.5
25-34 years 267 16.6 1.1 14.6 18.7
35-44 years 351 12.4 0.7 11.0 13.8
45-54 years 514 12.2 0.6 11.1 13.3
55-64 years 405 9.2 0.5 8.2 10.1
65+ years 207 3.4 0.3 2.8 3.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 147 19.8 1.9 16.1 23.4
Non-Hispanic 1674 10.6 0.3 10.0 11.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1431 9.7 0.3 9.0 10.3
Black Only 166 26.9 2.5 21.9 31.9
Other Race Only 166 19.2 1.7 15.8 22.5
More than One Race 51 22.2 3.9 14.6 29.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 209 21.7 1.8 18.2 25.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 602 12.8 0.7 11.5 14.2
Some College 624 13.0 0.7 11.6 14.4
College Graduate 383 6.2 0.4 5.4 7.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 331 31.3 2.2 27.0 35.5
$15,000 - $24,999 535 25.9 1.3 23.4 28.4
$25,000 - $34,999 259 15.7 1.2 13.3 18.1
$35,000 - $49,999 249 10.7 0.8 9.1 12.3
$50,000+ 282 4.3 0.3 3.7 4.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 981 10.1 0.4 9.3 10.9
Out of Work 268 32.3 2.3 27.8 36.7
Homemaker / Student 155 12.5 1.2 10.1 14.9
Retired 200 3.7 0.3 3.2 4.3
Unable to Work 205 23.5 1.8 20.0 27.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 297 6.9 0.5 5.8 7.9
1-19 Hours 95 9.8 1.5 6.7 12.8
20-39 Hours 284 14.6 1.2 12.3 16.9
40 + Hours 640 8.6 0.4 7.8 9.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 931 9.3 0.4 8.6 10.0
Divorced / Separated 479 22.2 1.2 19.9 24.5
Widowed 148 6.8 0.7 5.4 8.2
Never Married 258 14.4 1.2 12.0 16.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 716 17.7 0.8 16.0 19.4
Living without a Disability 1092 9.3 0.4 8.6 10.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 60 9.4 1.4 6.7 12.2
Rural 232 11.1 0.9 9.4 12.8
Densely-settled Rural 290 12.1 1.0 10.2 14.0
Semi-urban 343 11.2 0.9 9.5 12.9
Urban 893 11.0 0.5 10.1 11.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 742 44.2 1.8 40.7 47.6
Insured 1079 6.8 0.3 6.2 7.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 239 11.6 0.9 9.9 13.4
No Diabetes 1584 11.1 0.4 10.4 11.8
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 663 11.4 0.5 10.4 12.5
No Hypertension 1153 11.0 0.4 10.2 11.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 250 18.7 1.5 15.8 21.6
No Current Asthma 1553 10.4 0.3 9.8 11.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 655 12.8 0.6 11.5 14.0
No Arthritis 1135 10.5 0.4 9.7 11.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 530 21.5 1.1 19.3 23.7
Excellent to Good 1287 9.7 0.3 9.0 10.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 443 29.8 1.7 26.5 33.1
<14 days mental health not good 1352 9.3 0.3 8.7 10.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 637 23.2 1.1 21.0 25.4
Non-Smoker 1178 8.5 0.3 7.9 9.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 524 9.6 0.5 8.6 10.7
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 528 9.8 0.6 8.7 11.0
Obese (BMI >= 30) 667 14.1 0.7 12.7 15.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1197 10.0 0.4 9.3 10.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 625 15.0 0.8 13.5 16.5
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 723 10.4 0.5 9.4 11.4
Insufficient 692 10.6 0.5 9.6 11.6
No Activity 312 14.6 1.0 12.6 16.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting they could not see a doctor because of cost in the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.