Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1235 17.0 0.6 15.9 18.1
GENDER
Female 711 16.4 0.7 15.0 17.8
Male 524 17.7 0.9 16.0 19.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 139 25.5 2.1 21.5 29.6
25-34 years 290 29.7 1.7 26.4 33.0
35-44 years 239 22.0 1.6 18.9 25.0
45-54 years 252 14.8 1.1 12.6 17.0
55-64 years 259 11.8 0.9 10.0 13.6
65+ years 56 1.5 0.3 1.0 2.0
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 1090 14.5 0.5 13.5 15.5
Hispanic 143 42.0 3.0 36.1 47.9
RACE
White only 919 13.3 0.5 12.3 14.3
Black or African American only 131 31.5 3.1 25.4 37.5
Other race only 147 39.1 2.9 33.5 44.7
More than one race 33 30.2 5.0 20.5 40.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 193 42.0 2.6 36.8 47.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 415 18.3 1.0 16.3 20.2
Some college 391 16.1 0.9 14.3 17.8
College graduate 236 6.7 0.5 5.7 7.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 250 39.6 2.5 34.7 44.4
$15,000 to $24,999 398 33.5 1.7 30.2 36.8
$25,000 to $34,999 155 20.7 1.8 17.1 24.2
$35,000 to $49,999 146 13.2 1.3 10.7 15.7
$50,000 or more 130 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 638 15.5 0.7 14.1 16.9
Out of work 254 58.3 2.8 52.7 63.9
Homemaker/Student 177 26.1 2.0 22.1 30.1
Retired 94 3.4 0.4 2.5 4.3
Unable to work 67 12.9 2.2 8.6 17.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 209 11.9 1.0 9.9 13.9
1 to less than 20 hours 71 18.2 2.5 13.3 23.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 238 24.5 1.7 21.2 27.8
40 plus hours 351 11.9 0.7 10.4 13.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 556 12.8 0.6 11.5 14.0
Divorced/Separated 282 24.3 1.6 21.1 27.4
Widowed 73 8.9 1.4 6.2 11.6
Never married 316 26.6 1.5 23.5 29.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 911 17.3 0.6 16.1 18.6
Have a disability 309 15.7 1.1 13.5 17.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 55 14.4 2.4 9.6 19.2
Rural 115 15.3 1.6 12.2 18.4
Densely-settled rural 225 18.5 1.4 15.7 21.3
Semi-Urban 185 16.6 1.3 14.0 19.2
Urban 655 17.2 0.8 15.7 18.7
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1119 17.6 0.6 16.4 18.8
Have diabetes 114 11.5 1.4 8.7 14.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1108 16.8 0.6 15.6 17.9
Current Asthma 120 19.3 1.9 15.6 23.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 935 18.6 0.7 17.3 20.0
Have arthritis 290 11.7 0.8 10.1 13.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1007 16.0 0.6 14.9 17.2
14+ days mental health NOT good 206 24.9 1.9 21.1 28.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 819 14.1 0.6 12.9 15.3
Current smoker 407 29.3 1.5 26.4 32.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 381 16.1 0.9 14.2 17.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 361 14.5 0.9 12.8 16.3
Obese, BMI>=30 413 19.4 1.1 17.3 21.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 353 21.6 1.3 18.9 24.2
Participates in leisure time physical activity 882 15.7 0.6 14.5 16.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1155 18.1 0.6 16.9 19.3
Served on active duty 79 8.3 1.1 6.2 10.5

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