Percentage of Adults Who Have Not Seen a Doctor For a Routine Checkup In the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2994 31.9 0.6 30.7 33.1
GENDER
Female 1587 26.5 0.7 25.1 28.0
Male 1407 37.5 1.0 35.6 39.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 235 41.0 2.3 36.5 45.6
25-34 years 485 46.3 1.8 42.8 49.7
35-44 years 535 39.9 1.6 36.7 43.1
45-54 years 600 30.1 1.3 27.6 32.6
55-64 years 602 23.9 1.0 21.8 25.9
65+ years 537 14.0 0.6 12.7 15.3
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 2853 31.6 0.6 30.4 32.8
Hispanic 136 34.9 2.9 29.3 40.6
RACE
White only 2650 31.3 0.6 30.1 32.5
Black or African American only 107 28.4 3.1 22.4 34.4
Other race only 165 36.5 2.8 31.1 42.0
More than one race 52 39.9 5.2 29.7 50.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 204 37.7 2.6 32.6 42.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 860 32.8 1.1 30.5 35.0
Some college 909 33.2 1.1 31.1 35.3
College graduate 1021 27.2 0.9 25.4 28.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 35.5 2.4 30.7 40.2
$15,000 to $24,999 536 38.6 1.7 35.4 41.9
$25,000 to $34,999 334 35.0 1.9 31.3 38.7
$35,000 to $49,999 442 32.3 1.6 29.2 35.4
$50,000 or more 1067 27.0 0.9 25.3 28.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1844 35.9 0.8 34.3 37.5
Out of work 214 47.9 3.0 42.0 53.7
Homemaker/Student 292 33.4 2.1 29.3 37.4
Retired 509 15.1 0.7 13.7 16.6
Unable to work 130 22.9 2.2 18.5 27.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 659 22.0 1.0 19.9 24.0
1 to less than 20 hours 154 28.4 2.6 23.3 33.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 446 37.2 1.8 33.7 40.7
40 plus hours 1302 34.9 0.9 33.0 36.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1714 29.1 0.7 27.7 30.5
Divorced/Separated 475 32.7 1.7 29.5 35.9
Widowed 249 18.3 1.3 15.7 20.9
Never married 546 43.7 1.7 40.3 47.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 2340 33.8 0.7 32.4 35.2
Have a disability 631 25.3 1.1 23.2 27.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 172 29.9 2.5 24.9 34.9
Rural 359 36.9 1.9 33.2 40.5
Densely-settled rural 535 34.1 1.5 31.1 37.1
Semi-Urban 431 31.2 1.5 28.2 34.1
Urban 1497 30.7 0.8 29.0 32.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 702 59.9 1.9 56.3 63.6
Insured 2278 26.2 0.6 25.1 27.4
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 2831 33.8 0.7 32.5 35.0
Have diabetes 158 14.0 1.4 11.2 16.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 2758 31.9 0.6 30.7 33.2
Current asthma 220 30.5 2.1 26.4 34.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 2328 35.5 0.7 34.1 37.0
Have arthritis 653 20.6 0.9 18.8 22.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 2647 31.5 0.6 30.3 32.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 314 35.2 2.0 31.3 39.1
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 2291 29.0 0.7 27.7 30.3
Current smoker 684 44.2 1.5 41.2 47.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1010 32.4 1.1 30.3 34.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 997 31.7 1.0 29.7 33.7
Obese, BMI>=30 842 32.0 1.1 29.7 34.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 686 32.0 1.3 29.4 34.5
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2305 31.9 0.7 30.5 33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 2699 33.0 0.7 31.8 34.3
Served on active duty 295 23.1 1.4 20.2 25.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting have not seen a doctor for routine checkup in the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.