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 2334 14.3 0.3 13.7 15.0
GENDER
Male 736 11.9 0.5 10.9 12.9
Female 1598 16.7 0.5 15.8 17.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 160 15.8 1.3 13.3 18.4
25-34 Years 417 22.9 1.1 20.7 25.1
35-44 Years 380 16.5 0.9 14.7 18.2
45-54 Years 599 15.6 0.7 14.3 17.0
55-64 Years 556 11.9 0.6 10.8 13.1
65+ Years 222 3.6 0.3 3.0 4.2
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 210 24.9 1.8 21.4 28.3
Non-Hispanic 2115 13.4 0.3 12.7 14.1
RACE
White Only 1840 12.4 0.3 11.7 13.0
Black or AA only 181 27.0 2.3 22.5 31.5
Other Race Only 229 24.0 1.7 20.7 27.4
More than one race 70 21.9 3.2 15.6 28.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 292 25.3 1.6 22.2 28.4
High school graduate or G.E.D. 735 15.9 0.7 14.6 17.2
Some college 798 14.6 0.6 13.4 15.8
College graduate 502 7.6 0.4 6.8 8.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 443 32.0 1.7 28.7 35.3
$15,000 - $24,999 712 29.5 1.2 27.2 31.7
$25,000 - $34,999 308 16.7 1.1 14.6 18.9
$35,000 - $49,999 271 12.4 0.9 10.7 14.2
$50,000+ 324 4.9 0.3 4.3 5.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 1198 13.2 0.4 12.4 14.1
Out of work 368 37.4 2.0 33.5 41.3
Homemaker or Student 245 15.2 1.1 13.0 17.5
Retired 215 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.5
Unable to work 302 27.0 1.7 23.6 30.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 378 8.1 0.5 7.1 9.1
1-19 hours 114 13.0 1.5 10.2 15.9
20-39 hours 389 19.0 1.1 16.8 21.2
40+ hours 739 11.1 0.5 10.2 12.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 1104 11.2 0.4 10.4 11.9
Divorced or seperated 650 26.0 1.1 23.8 28.2
Widowed 141 6.3 0.7 5.0 7.7
Never married 431 18.8 1.0 16.8 20.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 958 20.6 0.7 19.2 22.1
Living without a disability 1305 12.3 0.4 11.5 13.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 105 13.2 1.6 10.1 16.3
Rural 210 10.7 0.8 9.0 12.3
Densely-settled Rural 416 14.8 0.9 13.1 16.5
Semi-urban 356 14.2 0.9 12.6 15.9
Urban 1247 15.0 0.5 14.0 16.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1288 8.1 0.3 7.5 8.6
Uninsured 1043 46.0 1.4 43.3 48.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 311 15.3 1.0 13.3 17.3
No diabetes 2017 14.2 0.4 13.5 15.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 330 23.3 1.4 20.5 26.0
No current asthma 1984 13.5 0.4 12.8 14.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 794 16.0 0.7 14.7 17.3
No arthritis 1518 13.8 0.4 13.0 14.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 784 28.3 1.1 26.2 30.4
Excellent, very good or good health 1544 11.9 0.4 11.2 12.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 592 34.9 1.5 32.0 37.8
<14 days mental health not good 1687 11.8 0.3 11.1 12.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 865 27.8 1.0 25.8 29.8
Non-smoker 1460 10.6 0.3 9.9 11.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 678 13.7 0.6 12.5 14.9
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 669 12.0 0.6 10.9 13.1
Obese (BMI>=30) 837 17.5 0.7 16.2 18.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1479 13.2 0.4 12.4 14.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 795 17.5 0.7 16.1 18.9
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 249 12.0 1.0 10.2 13.9
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 613 13.0 0.6 11.8 14.2
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 141 11.4 1.2 9.2 13.7
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1196 16.4 0.5 15.3 17.4
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 249 12.0 1.0 10.2 13.9
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1950 14.7 0.4 13.9 15.4
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 184 9.1 0.8 7.5 10.6
Not served on active duty 2150 15.0 0.4 14.3 15.8

Numerator: Respondents reporting they could not see a doctor because of cost in the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.