Percentage of Adults Who Could Not See a Doctor Because of Cost in the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1352 12.5 0.4 11.8 13.2
GENDER
Male 487 10.2 0.5 9.2 11.2
Female 865 14.7 0.6 13.6 15.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 114 13.6 1.3 11.1 16.2
25-34 years 265 19.3 1.2 17.0 21.7
35-44 years 220 14.9 1.0 12.9 17.0
45-54 years 287 13.4 0.8 11.8 15.1
55-64 years 314 10.9 0.7 9.6 12.2
65+ years 152 4.1 0.4 3.4 4.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 179 25.8 1.9 22.1 29.5
Non-Hispanic 1166 11.1 0.4 10.4 11.9
RACE
White only 1046 10.5 0.4 9.8 11.2
Black or African American only 106 24.8 2.4 20.1 29.5
Other race only 76 17.4 2.1 13.3 21.5
More than one race 53 25.3 3.6 18.3 32.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 191 25.7 1.8 22.2 29.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 429 13.8 0.7 12.3 15.2
Some college 435 12.2 0.6 10.9 13.4
College graduate 297 6.2 0.4 5.4 7.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 31.8 1.9 28.1 35.5
$15,000 to $24,999 376 25.9 1.4 23.2 28.6
$25,000 to $34,999 153 13.6 1.2 11.3 16.0
$35,000 to $49,999 147 9.7 0.9 8.0 11.5
$50,000 or more 208 4.4 0.4 3.7 5.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 717 11.9 0.5 10.9 12.9
Out of work 157 32.7 2.6 27.7 37.7
Homemaker/Student 137 13.3 1.2 11.0 15.6
Retired 142 4.5 0.4 3.7 5.3
Unable to work 189 24.3 1.8 20.7 27.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 227 8.2 0.6 6.9 9.4
1 to less than 20 hours 67 9.7 1.4 6.9 12.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 228 18.1 1.3 15.7 20.6
40 hours to less than 60 hours 413 9.3 0.5 8.3 10.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 636 10.1 0.4 9.2 11.0
Divorced/Seperated 330 20.5 1.2 18.2 22.8
Widowed 96 7.7 0.9 6.0 9.5
Never married 280 15.8 1.1 13.7 17.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 514 18.8 0.9 17.1 20.6
Living without a disability 772 10.5 0.4 9.7 11.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 55 9.0 1.3 6.4 11.7
Rural 135 10.7 1.0 8.7 12.7
Densely-settled rural 212 11.9 0.9 10.1 13.6
Semi-Urban 218 12.6 1.0 10.7 14.5
Urban 732 13.3 0.5 12.2 14.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 857 8.2 0.3 7.5 8.8
Uninsured 487 38.4 1.6 35.3 41.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 200 14.7 1.1 12.5 16.9
No diabetes 1146 12.2 0.4 11.4 12.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 200 19.5 1.5 16.6 22.3
No current asthma 1132 11.7 0.4 10.9 12.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 491 14.3 0.7 12.9 15.7
No arthritis 850 11.8 0.4 11.0 12.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 330 33.8 1.8 30.3 37.2
<14 days mental health NOT good 986 10.2 0.4 9.5 11.0
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 413 24.4 1.2 22.1 26.8
Non-smoker 866 9.7 0.4 9.0 10.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 372 11.1 0.6 9.9 12.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 370 10.5 0.6 9.3 11.7
Obese, BMI>=30 479 14.8 0.7 13.3 16.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 908 11.4 0.4 10.6 12.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 439 15.9 0.8 14.2 17.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 101 6.5 0.7 5.1 7.9
Did not serve on active duty 1247 13.3 0.4 12.5 14.1

Numerator: Respondents who could not see a doctor because of cost in the past 12 months.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.