Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3778 36.2 0.6 35.0 37.4
GENDER
Female 2263 36.3 0.8 34.8 37.9
Male 1515 36.1 0.9 34.3 37.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 165 31.8 2.2 27.4 36.1
25-34 years 308 35.1 1.7 31.7 38.5
35-44 years 303 30.5 1.6 27.4 33.6
45-54 years 448 29.2 1.3 26.6 31.8
55-64 years 688 29.8 1.1 27.7 32.0
65+ years 1866 56.8 1.0 54.9 58.7
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 3536 34.7 0.6 33.5 35.9
Hispanic 231 52.9 2.7 47.6 58.2
RACE
White only 3350 34.5 0.6 33.3 35.7
Black or African American only 146 41.8 3.5 35.1 48.6
Other race only 203 53.5 3.0 47.7 59.3
More than one race 50 32.2 4.6 23.1 41.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 360 56.6 2.5 51.8 61.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 1307 44.2 1.2 41.9 46.5
Some college 1136 34.6 1.0 32.6 36.7
College graduate 975 22.6 0.8 21.1 24.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 484 60.8 2.4 56.1 65.5
$15,000 to $24,999 936 61.9 1.6 58.8 65.0
$25,000 to $34,999 518 44.6 1.9 40.8 48.3
$35,000 to $49,999 482 32.4 1.5 29.4 35.3
$50,000 or more 759 17.6 0.7 16.2 19.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1296 26.0 0.7 24.6 27.5
Out of work 276 61.6 2.8 56.1 67.2
Homemaker/Student 311 40.3 2.2 36.0 44.6
Retired 1556 53.9 1.1 51.8 56.0
Unable to work 318 52.8 2.6 47.8 57.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1613 50.7 1.1 48.5 53.0
1 to less than 20 hours 265 37.5 2.5 32.5 42.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 453 37.6 1.7 34.2 41.0
40 plus hours 759 21.8 0.8 20.2 23.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1805 30.8 0.7 29.4 32.2
Divorced/Separated 700 48.0 1.7 44.8 51.3
Widowed 781 59.9 1.6 56.7 63.0
Never married 482 36.5 1.7 33.3 39.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 2455 33.1 0.7 31.7 34.4
Living with a disability 1301 47.2 1.2 44.9 49.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 263 46.2 2.6 41.2 51.2
Rural 455 42.0 1.9 38.3 45.6
Densely-settled rural 643 40.4 1.6 37.3 43.5
Semi-Urban 634 36.8 1.4 34.0 39.6
Urban 1783 33.0 0.8 31.3 34.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 914 86.8 1.3 84.2 89.4
Insured 2849 26.2 0.5 25.2 27.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 3208 35.2 0.6 33.9 36.4
Have diabetes 564 45.5 1.7 42.2 48.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 3407 36.0 0.6 34.8 37.3
Current asthma 342 37.1 2.1 33.0 41.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 2306 33.6 0.7 32.2 35.0
Yes 1447 44.1 1.1 42.0 46.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 3326 35.0 0.6 33.7 36.2
14+ days mental health NOT good 395 45.8 2.1 41.6 50.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 2974 33.8 0.6 32.5 35.0
Current smoker 789 46.5 1.5 43.5 49.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1234 34.6 1.0 32.5 36.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1281 35.2 1.0 33.2 37.1
Obese, BMI>=30 1065 37.8 1.1 35.6 40.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 1257 45.1 1.2 42.8 47.4
Yes 2508 32.8 0.7 31.4 34.1
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 3244 36.1 0.6 34.8 37.4
Served on active duty 533 36.9 1.6 33.8 39.9

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