Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1602 33.2 0.9 31.4 35.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 590 31.1 1.4 28.3 33.9
Female 1012 35.2 1.2 32.9 37.5
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 30 27.0 4.9 17.4 36.6
25-34 years 108 30.9 2.8 25.5 36.3
35-44 years 118 23.3 2.1 19.1 27.5
45-54 years 249 26.9 1.7 23.6 30.3
55-64 years 319 30.4 1.6 27.2 33.5
65+ years 778 56.1 1.5 53.1 59.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 76 47.1 5.0 37.3 56.8
Non-Hispanic 1526 32.4 0.9 30.6 34.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1412 31.8 0.9 29.9 33.6
Black Only 64 41.9 5.5 31.0 52.7
Other Race Only 85 44.1 4.6 35.1 53.0
More than One Race 38 49.1 7.4 34.5 63.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 157 60.7 4.0 52.8 68.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 581 41.6 1.8 38.0 45.2
Some College 467 34.9 1.8 31.3 38.5
College Graduate 397 21.4 1.2 18.9 23.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 229 70.4 4.0 62.5 78.3
$15,000 - $24,999 371 66.8 2.7 61.6 72.0
$25,000 - $34,999 216 43.5 3.1 37.4 49.5
$35,000 - $49,999 222 33.0 2.3 28.6 37.5
$50,000+ 304 15.7 1.0 13.6 17.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 550 23.4 1.1 21.2 25.6
Out of Work 92 55.6 4.8 46.2 65.1
Homemaker / Student 130 34.8 3.3 28.3 41.3
Retired 689 55.0 1.6 51.9 58.1
Unable to Work 136 57.7 4.6 48.7 66.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 728 49.7 1.8 46.3 53.1
1-19 Hours 114 41.2 4.1 33.2 49.1
20-39 Hours 202 35.6 2.7 30.3 41.0
40 + Hours 298 18.2 1.2 15.9 20.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 780 27.8 1.0 25.8 29.8
Divorced / Separated 306 48.0 2.7 42.7 53.3
Widowed 364 61.1 2.2 56.8 65.5
Never Married 150 37.3 3.6 30.3 44.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 92 52.4 4.9 42.8 62.0
Rural 218 44.4 2.8 38.9 50.0
Densely-settled Rural 270 38.8 2.4 34.0 43.6
Semi-urban 318 31.5 2.0 27.6 35.4
Urban 704 28.2 1.3 25.7 30.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 607 45.2 1.8 41.7 48.8
Living without a Disability 993 29.7 1.1 27.6 31.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 312 89.9 1.8 86.4 93.5
Insured 1287 25.7 0.8 24.1 27.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 257 46.9 2.7 41.7 52.1
No Diabetes 1345 31.9 1.0 30.0 33.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 129 29.6 3.1 23.5 35.6
No Current Asthma 1459 33.5 1.0 31.6 35.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 412 55.3 2.4 50.6 59.9
Excellent to Good 1187 29.7 1.0 27.8 31.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 187 49.5 3.5 42.7 56.3
<14 days mental health not good 1385 31.6 1.0 29.8 33.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 283 40.6 2.5 35.7 45.5
Non-Smoker 1312 31.7 1.0 29.8 33.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 539 34.1 1.7 30.7 37.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 528 32.1 1.5 29.2 35.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 463 32.0 1.6 28.8 35.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1057 29.5 1.0 27.4 31.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 545 45.2 1.9 41.4 48.9

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.
 
On Questionnaire Split A