Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2668 17.1 0.4 16.4 17.8
GENDER
Female 1450 16.1 0.5 15.2 17.0
Male 1218 18.1 0.5 17.0 19.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 334 25.9 1.4 23.2 28.6
25-34 years 610 28.0 1.1 25.9 30.1
35-44 years 533 22.5 1.0 20.6 24.4
45-54 years 567 16.6 0.8 15.1 18.1
55-64 years 519 11.6 0.6 10.4 12.7
65+ years 105 1.4 0.2 1.1 1.7
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 2187 14.3 0.3 13.6 14.9
Hispanic 462 43.9 1.7 40.6 47.3
RACE
White only 2006 13.9 0.3 13.2 14.5
Black or African American only 194 28.3 2.1 24.2 32.4
Other race only 339 38.4 1.9 34.7 42.0
More than one race 69 20.1 2.5 15.1 25.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 431 37.0 1.5 34.0 40.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 968 21.4 0.7 20.1 22.8
Some college 883 16.1 0.6 14.9 17.3
College graduate 386 5.4 0.3 4.8 6.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 516 37.5 1.5 34.5 40.5
$15,000 to $24,999 850 34.0 1.1 31.9 36.2
$25,000 to $34,999 351 21.7 1.2 19.5 24.0
$35,000 to $49,999 272 12.6 0.9 10.8 14.3
$50,000 or more 283 4.3 0.3 3.7 4.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1542 16.8 0.5 15.9 17.7
Out of work 481 49.6 1.9 45.9 53.3
Homemaker/Student 363 25.4 1.4 22.8 28.1
Retired 125 2.1 0.2 1.7 2.5
Unable to work 141 12.1 1.2 9.9 14.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 405 11.3 0.7 10.0 12.6
1 to less than 20 hours 154 16.1 1.4 13.3 19.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 524 24.2 1.1 22.0 26.4
40 plus hours 869 13.5 0.5 12.5 14.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1134 12.4 0.4 11.6 13.1
Divorced/Separated 660 26.3 1.0 24.2 28.3
Widowed 121 5.8 0.6 4.6 7.0
Never married 742 28.2 1.1 26.2 30.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 2060 17.9 0.4 17.1 18.7
Living with a disability 560 13.4 0.6 12.1 14.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 133 16.0 1.5 13.0 18.9
Rural 277 17.1 1.1 15.0 19.2
Densely-settled rural 502 19.1 0.9 17.3 20.8
Semi-Urban 437 17.4 0.9 15.6 19.1
Urban 1319 16.5 0.5 15.5 17.5
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 2450 17.7 0.4 17.0 18.5
Have diabetes 209 10.3 0.8 8.7 11.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 2365 16.8 0.4 16.1 17.5
Current asthma 273 18.8 1.3 16.3 21.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 2117 19.0 0.4 18.2 19.9
Yes 527 10.7 0.5 9.7 11.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 2216 16.1 0.4 15.3 16.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 405 25.7 1.3 23.1 28.2
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1698 13.8 0.4 13.1 14.6
Current smoker 917 29.4 1.0 27.5 31.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 830 16.4 0.6 15.2 17.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 746 14.5 0.6 13.4 15.7
Obese, BMI>=30 833 17.9 0.7 16.6 19.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 837 20.9 0.7 19.4 22.3
Yes 1642 15.0 0.4 14.2 15.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 2478 18.3 0.4 17.5 19.0
Served on active duty 187 8.1 0.7 6.8 9.4

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