Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3240 36.3 1.0 34.4 38.2
GENDER
Male 1142 34.2 1.5 31.3 37.2
Female 2098 38.3 1.2 36.0 40.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 30 24.4 4.4 15.9 32.9
25-34 Years 136 38.7 3.0 32.7 44.6
35-44 Years 220 29.5 1.9 25.7 33.3
45-54 Years 399 29.1 1.4 26.3 31.9
55-64 Years 698 35.5 1.2 33.1 38.0
65+ Years 1757 58.0 1.0 56.0 59.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 105 50.3 5.2 40.1 60.5
Non-Hispanic 3131 35.2 0.9 33.4 37.0
RACE
White Only 2950 35.2 1.0 33.3 37.1
Black or AA only 114 39.7 5.5 29.0 50.4
Other Race Only 112 44.6 4.9 35.0 54.1
More than one race 55 42.3 8.5 25.5 59.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 289 56.3 4.1 48.2 64.4
High school graduate or G.E.D. 1109 41.5 1.9 37.7 45.3
Some college 966 35.5 1.7 32.2 38.8
College graduate 872 24.0 1.1 21.8 26.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 436 72.5 4.0 64.8 80.3
$15,000 - $24,999 740 64.8 2.4 60.1 69.5
$25,000 - $34,999 475 51.0 3.0 45.2 56.9
$35,000 - $49,999 461 32.6 2.4 27.9 37.2
$50,000+ 626 16.0 0.9 14.2 17.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 933 24.5 1.1 22.2 26.7
Out of work 198 62.1 4.9 52.6 71.7
Homemaker or Student 231 36.3 3.7 29.0 43.5
Retired 1565 55.3 1.1 53.2 57.4
Unable to work 308 61.9 3.1 55.7 68.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1615 49.3 1.7 46.0 52.6
1-19 hours 201 39.3 4.1 31.2 47.3
20-39 hours 321 35.9 3.2 29.7 42.1
40+ hours 543 20.6 1.3 18.1 23.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 1572 29.3 0.9 27.5 31.2
Divorced or seperated 576 54.8 2.2 50.5 59.2
Widowed 811 60.8 1.6 57.7 63.9
Never married 276 36.4 3.3 29.9 42.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1327 49.5 1.5 46.5 52.4
Living without a disability 1906 32.2 1.2 29.9 34.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 239 42.8 3.6 35.7 50.0
Rural 530 43.2 2.4 38.6 47.9
Densely-settled Rural 515 37.1 2.5 32.2 42.0
Semi-urban 467 34.7 2.3 30.2 39.2
Urban 1489 34.0 1.4 31.2 36.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2714 27.5 0.8 25.9 29.0
Uninsured 522 87.9 1.9 84.1 91.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 538 46.3 1.9 42.5 50.1
No diabetes 2700 35.3 1.0 33.2 37.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 290 46.4 3.7 39.1 53.7
No current asthma 2934 35.4 1.0 33.5 37.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1379 47.3 1.3 44.6 49.9
No arthritis 1835 32.8 1.2 30.5 35.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 839 58.7 2.2 54.4 63.1
Excellent, very good or good health 2389 32.5 1.0 30.5 34.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 336 46.5 3.1 40.5 52.5
<14 days mental health not good 2845 35.1 1.0 33.1 37.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 524 45.3 2.6 40.3 50.4
Non-smoker 2699 34.0 1.0 32.0 36.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 1048 36.9 1.9 33.1 40.6
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 1116 34.4 1.5 31.5 37.4
Obese (BMI>=30) 910 36.8 1.6 33.6 39.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2139 33.5 1.1 31.3 35.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1097 44.2 1.9 40.6 47.9
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 364 29.6 2.7 24.2 34.9
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 1067 35.9 1.5 32.9 38.9
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 199 31.2 3.7 24.0 38.5
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1497 38.9 1.4 36.1 41.7
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 364 29.6 2.7 24.2 34.9
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 2763 37.0 1.0 35.0 39.0
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 482 35.5 1.8 31.9 39.0
Not served on active duty 2757 36.4 1.1 34.3 38.5

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 B
 
ASKED ONLY TO LANDLINE SURVEY RESPONDENTS