Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2212 16.7 0.4 15.9 17.5
GENDER
Male 973 18.3 0.6 17.1 19.5
Female 1239 15.1 0.5 14.2 16.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 253 28.2 1.7 24.9 31.5
25-34 Years 467 27.6 1.2 25.2 30.0
35-44 Years 395 19.7 1.0 17.7 21.7
45-54 Years 526 14.7 0.7 13.3 16.0
55-64 Years 494 11.5 0.6 10.3 12.6
65+ Years 77 1.1 0.2 0.8 1.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 291 40.4 2.1 36.4 44.5
Non-Hispanic 1915 14.6 0.4 13.9 15.4
RACE
White Only 1664 13.3 0.4 12.5 14.0
Black or AA only 171 31.1 2.5 26.2 35.9
Other Race Only 304 39.2 2.0 35.2 43.2
More than one race 57 23.6 3.6 16.5 30.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 334 36.9 1.8 33.4 40.4
High school graduate or G.E.D. 814 20.5 0.8 19.0 22.1
Some college 681 14.8 0.6 13.5 16.1
College graduate 375 6.4 0.4 5.6 7.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 435 38.1 1.8 34.6 41.7
$15,000 - $24,999 725 36.1 1.3 33.7 38.6
$25,000 - $34,999 276 18.1 1.2 15.8 20.4
$35,000 - $49,999 253 13.5 1.0 11.6 15.4
$50,000+ 169 3.2 0.3 2.6 3.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 1196 15.9 0.5 14.9 16.8
Out of work 465 51.5 2.1 47.4 55.5
Homemaker or Student 285 21.6 1.4 18.8 24.4
Retired 127 2.2 0.2 1.7 2.6
Unable to work 130 13.6 1.3 10.9 16.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 349 9.7 0.7 8.4 11.0
1-19 hours 123 17.1 1.8 13.7 20.6
20-39 hours 423 25.4 1.3 22.8 27.9
40+ hours 662 11.9 0.5 10.9 12.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 981 11.7 0.4 10.9 12.5
Divorced or seperated 573 26.7 1.2 24.4 29.0
Widowed 94 5.1 0.7 3.7 6.5
Never married 555 28.5 1.3 26.0 30.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 564 14.2 0.7 12.9 15.5
Living without a disability 1568 17.3 0.5 16.4 18.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 115 17.2 1.8 13.7 20.7
Rural 219 14.5 1.1 12.4 16.7
Densely-settled Rural 413 17.3 1.0 15.4 19.2
Semi-urban 334 15.3 0.9 13.5 17.1
Urban 1131 17.2 0.6 16.1 18.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 207 11.7 1.0 9.8 13.6
No diabetes 2001 17.2 0.4 16.4 18.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 216 19.6 1.5 16.7 22.5
No current asthma 1980 16.4 0.4 15.6 17.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 451 10.6 0.6 9.4 11.7
No arthritis 1745 18.5 0.5 17.6 19.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 509 22.8 1.1 20.7 25.0
Excellent, very good or good health 1697 15.6 0.4 14.7 16.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 374 26.4 1.4 23.6 29.2
<14 days mental health not good 1800 15.5 0.4 14.7 16.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 839 31.1 1.1 29.0 33.2
Non-smoker 1357 12.5 0.4 11.7 13.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 716 17.6 0.7 16.2 19.1
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 635 14.2 0.6 13.0 15.5
Obese (BMI>=30) 683 16.9 0.7 15.5 18.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1409 15.3 0.5 14.4 16.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 736 20.1 0.8 18.5 21.8
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 241 13.2 1.0 11.3 15.2
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 599 14.9 0.7 13.6 16.3
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 136 15.8 1.6 12.7 18.9
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1085 18.3 0.6 17.1 19.6
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 241 13.2 1.0 11.3 15.2
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1820 16.9 0.4 16.0 17.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 166 8.6 0.8 7.1 10.1
Not served on active duty 2044 17.7 0.4 16.9 18.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had no health care coverage.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.