Percentage of Adults with No Personal Doctor or Health Care Provider

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1912 14.6 0.4 13.8 15.5
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SEX . . . . .
Male 988 18.7 0.7 17.3 20.1
Female 924 10.7 0.5 9.8 11.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 127 25.4 2.1 21.2 29.6
25-34 years 356 24.9 1.3 22.4 27.3
35-44 years 372 15.5 0.8 13.9 17.1
45-54 years 471 11.7 0.6 10.6 12.8
55-64 years 320 7.9 0.5 6.9 8.8
65+ years 266 4.3 0.3 3.8 4.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 220 37.3 2.5 32.4 42.1
Non-Hispanic 1688 13.2 0.4 12.4 14.1
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1501 12.5 0.4 11.7 13.4
Black Only 126 23.5 2.5 18.5 28.4
Other Race Only 228 34.6 2.3 30.0 39.1
More than One Race 48 27.0 4.6 18.0 36.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 219 26.3 2.0 22.4 30.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 644 17.8 0.9 16.0 19.6
Some College 518 13.3 0.8 11.8 14.8
College Graduate 526 10.9 0.6 9.8 12.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 226 27.2 2.3 22.6 31.7
$15,000 - $24,999 407 23.9 1.4 21.2 26.7
$25,000 - $34,999 247 17.7 1.4 15.0 20.4
$35,000 - $49,999 268 12.8 1.0 10.9 14.7
$50,000+ 534 9.7 0.5 8.7 10.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1189 15.2 0.5 14.1 16.2
Out of Work 206 33.2 2.6 28.2 38.2
Homemaker / Student 194 18.2 1.6 15.0 21.4
Retired 236 4.5 0.3 3.9 5.2
Unable to Work 80 9.3 1.3 6.8 11.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 376 10.2 0.8 8.7 11.7
1-19 Hours 76 10.9 1.8 7.3 14.5
20-39 Hours 248 15.2 1.3 12.7 17.7
40 + Hours 896 15.1 0.6 13.9 16.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1041 12.3 0.4 11.5 13.2
Divorced / Separated 391 19.0 1.1 16.7 21.2
Widowed 126 5.2 0.5 4.1 6.2
Never Married 346 25.0 1.7 21.7 28.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 331 9.7 0.8 8.2 11.2
Living without a Disability 1566 15.8 0.5 14.9 16.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 102 17.2 1.9 13.4 21.0
Rural 237 13.5 1.1 11.4 15.7
Densely-settled Rural 305 14.1 1.1 11.9 16.2
Semi-urban 324 16.5 1.2 14.1 18.9
Urban 940 14.2 0.6 13.1 15.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 630 46.1 1.8 42.5 49.6
Insured 1274 10.3 0.4 9.6 11.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 95 6.0 0.8 4.4 7.5
No Diabetes 1817 15.4 0.5 14.5 16.4
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 353 7.2 0.5 6.2 8.2
No Hypertension 1552 17.6 0.6 16.5 18.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 118 11.4 1.4 8.7 14.1
No Current Asthma 1783 14.9 0.5 14.0 15.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 326 7.0 0.6 5.9 8.1
No Arthritis 1545 16.9 0.5 15.9 18.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 248 12.8 1.0 10.8 14.9
Excellent to Good 1656 14.8 0.5 13.9 15.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 217 17.8 1.6 14.6 20.9
<14 days mental health not good 1671 14.3 0.4 13.5 15.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 537 23.4 1.2 21.0 25.8
Non-Smoker 1367 12.7 0.4 11.8 13.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 635 14.9 0.8 13.4 16.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 655 14.5 0.7 13.1 15.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 515 13.5 0.7 12.1 15.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1298 13.7 0.5 12.7 14.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 611 17.8 0.9 16.0 19.6
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 811 14.7 0.7 13.4 16.0
Insufficient 696 13.7 0.7 12.3 15.0
No Activity 288 17.5 1.3 15.0 20.1

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had no personal doctor or health care provider.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.