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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 795 11.1 0.5 10.1 12.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 241 9.3 0.8 7.8 10.8
Female 554 12.8 0.7 11.5 14.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 28 11.9 2.5 7.0 16.7
25-34 years 118 17.4 1.7 14.1 20.7
35-44 years 157 13.4 1.2 11.1 15.6
45-54 years 218 12.2 0.9 10.4 13.9
55-64 years 194 8.6 0.7 7.3 9.9
65+ years 80 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 82 25.0 3.0 19.0 30.9
Non-Hispanic 712 10.2 0.5 9.2 11.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 610 9.5 0.5 8.5 10.5
Black Only 64 18.1 2.7 12.8 23.4
Other Race Only 86 25.0 3.1 18.9 31.2
More than One Race 29 21.7 4.4 13.0 30.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 102 23.3 2.5 18.3 28.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 261 13.9 1.2 11.6 16.2
Some College 263 12.7 1.0 10.7 14.7
College Graduate 168 5.7 0.6 4.6 6.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 162 31.5 3.1 25.5 37.5
$15,000 - $24,999 197 23.1 2.0 19.1 27.0
$25,000 - $34,999 133 20.3 2.1 16.2 24.3
$35,000 - $49,999 101 9.7 1.1 7.5 11.9
$50,000+ 110 4.0 0.5 3.1 4.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 412 10.3 0.6 9.0 11.5
Out of Work 110 33.2 3.6 26.1 40.3
Homemaker / Student 80 11.3 1.5 8.3 14.3
Retired 72 2.8 0.5 1.9 3.7
Unable to Work 114 26.7 2.8 21.2 32.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 131 6.3 0.7 4.9 7.6
1-19 Hours 45 13.3 2.4 8.5 18.1
20-39 Hours 126 12.7 1.6 9.6 15.8
40 + Hours 250 8.7 0.7 7.3 10.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 401 9.5 0.6 8.4 10.6
Divorced / Separated 212 20.6 1.7 17.3 23.9
Widowed 72 6.0 0.9 4.2 7.7
Never Married 106 14.4 1.9 10.6 18.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 27 10.9 2.9 5.3 16.5
Rural 121 12.1 1.4 9.4 14.9
Densely-settled Rural 127 11.9 1.4 9.3 14.6
Semi-urban 131 10.7 1.2 8.4 13.0
Urban 389 10.7 0.7 9.3 12.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 351 18.5 1.3 16.0 20.9
Living without a Disability 441 8.9 0.5 7.9 10.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 343 44.4 2.6 39.3 49.4
Insured 450 6.3 0.4 5.5 7.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 108 14.4 1.7 11.1 17.7
No Diabetes 686 10.8 0.5 9.7 11.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 102 17.3 2.2 12.9 21.7
No Current Asthma 684 10.5 0.5 9.4 11.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 288 26.0 1.7 22.5 29.4
Excellent to Good 505 8.8 0.5 7.8 9.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 196 31.5 2.6 26.4 36.6
<14 days mental health not good 573 9.0 0.5 8.1 10.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 246 22.7 1.7 19.3 26.1
Non-Smoker 548 8.7 0.5 7.8 9.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 201 9.1 0.9 7.3 10.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 220 8.8 0.8 7.3 10.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 320 15.3 1.0 13.3 17.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 509 10.3 0.6 9.1 11.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 286 13.7 1.0 11.8 15.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 148 11.1 1.0 9.1 13.1
No Arthritis 222 9.8 0.8 8.3 11.3

Numerator: Respondents reporting they could not see a doctor because of cost in the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who could not see doctor because of cost in the past 12 months among categories of Arthritis Status
is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.