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 1297 15.0 0.5 14.0 15.9
GENDER
Female 883 17.9 0.7 16.5 19.3
Male 414 11.9 0.7 10.5 13.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 103 17.3 1.7 13.9 20.7
25-34 years 268 25.8 1.6 22.7 28.9
35-44 years 235 17.9 1.3 15.3 20.5
45-54 years 283 15.4 1.1 13.2 17.5
55-64 years 264 10.8 0.9 9.1 12.5
65+ years 144 3.9 0.4 3.1 4.7
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 1195 13.9 0.5 13.0 14.9
Hispanic 100 25.1 2.6 19.9 30.2
RACE
White only 1003 12.3 0.5 11.4 13.2
Black or African American only 138 33.0 3.1 26.9 39.1
Other race only 112 26.4 2.7 21.2 31.6
More than one race 39 25.4 4.4 16.8 34.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 161 28.8 2.4 24.2 33.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 385 15.1 0.9 13.3 16.9
Some college 450 16.3 0.9 14.6 18.0
College graduate 301 7.5 0.5 6.5 8.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 38.1 2.4 33.4 42.8
$15,000 to $24,999 374 26.9 1.6 23.9 30.0
$25,000 to $34,999 164 17.3 1.5 14.3 20.3
$35,000 to $49,999 156 12.1 1.2 9.9 14.4
$50,000 or more 176 5.2 0.5 4.3 6.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 636 13.4 0.6 12.1 14.6
Out of work 188 40.4 2.9 34.8 46.1
Homemaker/Student 141 17.3 1.7 14.0 20.6
Retired 138 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.8
Unable to work 191 33.2 2.7 27.8 38.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 210 8.2 0.8 6.7 9.7
1 to less than 20 hours 92 18.4 2.3 13.9 22.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 209 18.3 1.5 15.5 21.2
40 plus hours 373 11.1 0.7 9.8 12.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 593 11.7 0.6 10.5 12.8
Divorced/Separated 337 25.5 1.6 22.4 28.5
Widowed 99 8.8 1.1 6.6 11.0
Never married 263 19.8 1.4 17.2 22.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 743 12.4 0.5 11.3 13.4
Have a disability 539 23.6 1.2 21.3 26.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 56 10.2 1.6 7.0 13.4
Rural 113 12.8 1.4 10.1 15.6
Densely-settled rural 228 15.0 1.2 12.7 17.4
Semi-Urban 175 13.8 1.2 11.5 16.0
Urban 725 16.1 0.7 14.6 17.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 596 46.7 1.9 43.0 50.3
Insured 698 8.5 0.4 7.7 9.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1115 14.7 0.5 13.6 15.7
Have diabetes 180 17.7 1.6 14.5 20.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1094 13.8 0.5 12.8 14.8
Current Asthma 194 26.8 2.1 22.8 30.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 805 14.2 0.6 13.1 15.4
Have arthritis 482 17.1 0.9 15.4 18.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 924 12.1 0.5 11.1 13.0
14+ days mental health NOT good 343 37.7 2.0 33.7 41.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 861 11.7 0.5 10.7 12.7
Current smoker 422 28.4 1.4 25.6 31.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 353 12.8 0.8 11.2 14.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 359 12.7 0.8 11.1 14.3
Obese, BMI>=30 504 18.9 1.0 17.0 20.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 377 19.2 1.2 16.8 21.6
Participates in leisure time physical activity 919 13.7 0.5 12.6 14.7
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1210 15.8 0.5 14.8 16.9
Served on active duty 86 8.0 1.0 5.9 10.0

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