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 5639 30.2 0.4 29.5 31.0
GENDER
Female 2748 24.4 0.5 23.4 25.3
Male 2891 36.3 0.6 35.1 37.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 534 39.7 1.5 36.8 42.6
25-34 years 989 44.1 1.2 41.8 46.3
35-44 years 963 36.4 1.1 34.3 38.5
45-54 years 1128 30.2 0.9 28.5 31.9
55-64 years 1109 22.8 0.7 21.4 24.1
65+ years 916 12.3 0.4 11.5 13.2
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 5205 29.3 0.4 28.5 30.1
Hispanic 403 39.2 1.7 35.9 42.5
RACE
White only 4920 29.6 0.4 28.8 30.4
Black or African American only 187 26.9 2.1 22.8 31.0
Other race only 348 36.9 1.8 33.3 40.5
More than one race 110 34.4 3.0 28.4 40.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 473 38.6 1.6 35.5 41.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 1632 31.6 0.8 30.1 33.0
Some college 1813 30.7 0.7 29.3 32.1
College graduate 1721 24.8 0.6 23.7 26.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 575 37.7 1.5 34.7 40.7
$15,000 to $24,999 986 36.4 1.1 34.2 38.5
$25,000 to $34,999 637 32.1 1.2 29.6 34.5
$35,000 to $49,999 818 31.9 1.1 29.7 34.1
$50,000 or more 1935 25.4 0.6 24.3 26.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 3689 34.6 0.5 33.5 35.7
Out of work 436 45.6 1.9 41.9 49.3
Homemaker/Student 465 28.8 1.3 26.1 31.4
Retired 766 12.4 0.5 11.4 13.3
Unable to work 260 21.8 1.5 18.8 24.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1007 17.6 0.6 16.4 18.8
1 to less than 20 hours 304 28.6 1.7 25.2 32.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 842 36.3 1.2 34.0 38.6
40 plus hours 2629 33.7 0.6 32.5 34.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 3068 27.4 0.5 26.4 28.3
Divorced/Separated 1001 34.1 1.1 32.0 36.2
Widowed 380 14.6 0.8 12.9 16.2
Never married 1172 41.1 1.1 38.9 43.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 4426 31.9 0.5 31.0 32.8
Living with a disability 1141 23.8 0.7 22.3 25.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 357 33.0 1.7 29.7 36.2
Rural 623 31.3 1.2 28.9 33.7
Densely-settled rural 1049 33.9 1.0 31.9 35.8
Semi-Urban 830 29.4 1.0 27.4 31.3
Urban 2780 29.1 0.6 28.0 30.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 1427 57.8 1.2 55.5 60.1
Insured 4194 24.7 0.4 23.9 25.4
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 5313 32.0 0.4 31.2 32.9
Have diabetes 314 13.2 0.9 11.6 14.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 5166 30.5 0.4 29.7 31.4
Current asthma 421 25.8 1.4 23.2 28.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 4397 33.4 0.5 32.4 34.3
Yes 1207 20.4 0.6 19.2 21.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 4981 29.7 0.4 28.9 30.6
14+ days mental health NOT good 593 35.3 1.4 32.6 38.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 4162 27.1 0.4 26.2 27.9
Current smoker 1389 42.8 1.0 40.8 44.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1920 32.1 0.7 30.7 33.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1867 29.8 0.7 28.4 31.1
Obese, BMI>=30 1535 28.6 0.7 27.1 30.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 1562 32.9 0.8 31.4 34.5
Yes 3765 28.8 0.5 27.9 29.7
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 5072 31.4 0.4 30.5 32.2
Served on active duty 565 21.9 1.0 20.0 23.8

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