Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2243 38.7 0.9 37.0 40.4
GENDER
Female 1413 40.2 1.1 38.0 42.4
Male 830 37.2 1.3 34.6 39.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 87 35.4 3.2 29.1 41.7
25-34 years 198 43.0 2.6 38.0 48.0
35-44 years 195 34.9 2.4 30.2 39.6
45-54 years 251 27.0 1.8 23.5 30.4
55-64 years 409 32.7 1.5 29.7 35.8
65+ years 1103 57.1 1.3 54.6 59.7
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 2140 37.3 0.8 35.6 38.9
Hispanic 100 53.5 4.1 45.4 61.6
RACE
White only 1984 36.8 0.9 35.1 38.4
Black or African American only 99 42.1 4.6 33.0 51.1
Other race only 117 53.9 3.9 46.2 61.6
More than one race 38 42.5 7.1 28.5 56.5
EDUCATION
Less than high school 231 68.1 3.2 61.8 74.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 737 44.1 1.6 40.9 47.3
Some college 683 36.8 1.5 33.8 39.7
College graduate 592 24.3 1.1 22.2 26.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 72.7 3.3 66.3 79.2
$15,000 to $24,999 557 61.9 2.3 57.4 66.3
$25,000 to $34,999 295 46.6 2.7 41.3 52.0
$35,000 to $49,999 312 36.1 2.1 32.1 40.2
$50,000 or more 437 17.8 1.0 15.9 19.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 755 27.7 1.1 25.6 29.9
Out of work 142 68.6 4.1 60.5 76.6
Homemaker/Student 180 44.1 3.0 38.2 50.1
Retired 956 55.2 1.4 52.5 58.0
Unable to work 209 63.7 3.7 56.5 70.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1003 53.9 1.6 50.8 57.0
1 to less than 20 hours 168 46.6 3.6 39.5 53.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 291 42.7 2.5 37.9 47.6
40 plus hours 385 21.5 1.2 19.2 23.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1105 33.2 1.0 31.2 35.2
Divorced/Separated 399 47.5 2.4 42.9 52.2
Widowed 465 61.0 2.3 56.5 65.4
Never married 266 42.0 2.5 37.2 46.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 1449 35.2 1.0 33.3 37.2
Have a disability 785 50.1 1.7 46.7 53.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 156 48.2 3.5 41.3 55.1
Rural 335 49.0 2.4 44.2 53.7
Densely-settled rural 386 42.3 2.2 37.9 46.6
Semi-Urban 303 34.6 2.1 30.4 38.7
Urban 1063 35.5 1.2 33.1 37.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 487 90.8 1.3 88.2 93.4
Insured 1748 28.3 0.8 26.8 29.8
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1891 37.7 0.9 35.9 39.5
Have diabetes 350 48.0 2.4 43.3 52.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 2036 38.5 0.9 36.8 40.3
Current asthma 195 40.5 3.0 34.6 46.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 1340 36.1 1.0 34.1 38.2
Have arthritis 895 47.1 1.5 44.2 50.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1972 37.4 0.9 35.6 39.1
14+ days mental health NOT good 233 48.9 3.0 43.0 54.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1852 36.9 0.9 35.1 38.7
Current smoker 383 46.6 2.2 42.3 51.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 718 36.5 1.5 33.6 39.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 776 38.0 1.4 35.2 40.8
Obese, BMI>=30 647 40.8 1.7 37.5 44.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 635 49.1 1.9 45.4 52.9
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1604 35.6 1.0 33.8 37.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1947 38.5 0.9 36.7 40.3
Served on active duty 296 40.6 2.3 36.1 45.1

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