Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2227 34.3 0.8 32.8 35.9
GENDER
Male 864 32.9 1.2 30.6 35.2
Female 1363 35.7 1.0 33.7 37.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 92 26.1 2.7 20.8 31.5
25-34 years 191 33.2 2.3 28.7 37.6
35-44 years 185 29.2 2.0 25.2 33.2
45-54 years 266 27.7 1.7 24.3 31.1
55-64 years 430 30.6 1.4 27.8 33.4
65+ years 1063 54.0 1.3 51.4 56.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 148 49.2 3.3 42.6 55.7
Non-Hispanic 2068 32.9 0.8 31.4 34.5
RACE
White only 1956 33.0 0.8 31.5 34.6
Black or African American only 88 38.1 4.2 29.9 46.2
Other race only 71 40.9 4.8 31.5 50.3
More than one race 44 36.0 5.8 24.6 47.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 211 55.4 3.4 48.8 62.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 773 43.1 1.5 40.1 46.0
Some college 662 32.1 1.3 29.5 34.7
College graduate 581 21.0 1.0 19.1 22.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 58.7 3.0 52.8 64.7
$15,000 to $24,999 517 57.8 2.3 53.4 62.3
$25,000 to $34,999 271 41.8 2.5 36.9 46.7
$35,000 to $49,999 276 30.9 2.0 27.0 34.8
$50,000 or more 465 16.9 0.9 15.1 18.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 759 24.4 1.0 22.5 26.3
Out of work 121 62.6 4.2 54.5 70.8
Homemaker/Student 223 37.1 2.6 32.0 42.3
Retired 900 52.8 1.4 50.1 55.6
Unable to work 217 52.5 3.2 46.3 58.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 960 49.8 1.5 46.8 52.7
1 to less than 20 hours 156 35.2 3.1 29.2 41.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 273 34.2 2.2 30.0 38.5
40 hours to less than 60 hours 444 20.4 1.1 18.3 22.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1063 29.2 0.9 27.4 31.0
Divorced/Seperated 423 48.6 2.2 44.3 52.9
Widowed 456 57.8 2.1 53.7 61.9
Never married 279 32.1 2.1 27.9 36.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 783 44.4 1.6 41.3 47.4
Living without a disability 1426 31.3 0.9 29.5 33.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 149 44.2 3.7 37.0 51.5
Rural 271 40.3 2.7 35.1 45.5
Densely-settled rural 372 35.8 1.9 32.1 39.5
Semi-Urban 363 35.6 2.0 31.8 39.5
Urban 1072 31.4 1.1 29.4 33.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1744 26.0 0.7 24.7 27.4
Uninsured 470 84.3 1.8 80.6 87.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 367 45.5 2.2 41.2 49.8
No diabetes 1852 32.9 0.8 31.3 34.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 186 36.4 2.7 31.0 41.8
No current asthma 2021 34.1 0.8 32.5 35.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 915 42.0 1.4 39.3 44.7
No arthritis 1299 31.5 0.9 29.7 33.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 222 42.8 2.8 37.4 48.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 1956 33.3 0.8 31.7 35.0
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 395 43.3 2.1 39.2 47.4
Non-smoker 1816 32.4 0.8 30.8 34.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 657 33.4 1.5 30.5 36.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 760 33.2 1.3 30.7 35.6
Obese, BMI>=30 693 35.7 1.4 32.9 38.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1499 30.9 0.9 29.2 32.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 724 45.2 1.7 41.9 48.4
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 320 38.0 2.1 33.9 42.0
Did not serve on active duty 1907 33.9 0.8 32.2 35.5

Numerator: Respondents who 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 A