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 6050 31.7 0.4 30.9 32.5
GENDER
Male 3116 36.5 0.6 35.3 37.7
Female 2934 27.0 0.5 26.0 28.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 544 40.1 1.5 37.2 43.0
25-34 years 1051 44.8 1.2 42.6 47.1
35-44 years 1014 38.5 1.1 36.4 40.6
45-54 years 1149 32.2 0.9 30.5 34.0
55-64 years 1236 25.3 0.7 23.9 26.7
65+ years 1056 14.1 0.5 13.2 15.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 536 42.4 1.5 39.4 45.4
Non-hispanic 5469 30.6 0.4 29.7 31.4
RACE
White only 5307 31.3 0.4 30.5 32.2
Black or African American only 179 25.6 2.1 21.5 29.6
Other race only 182 31.0 2.4 26.4 35.6
More than one race 139 38.0 3.0 32.2 43.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 516 40.9 1.6 37.8 44.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 1672 31.5 0.7 30.1 33.0
Some college 1804 32.3 0.7 30.9 33.7
College graduate 2037 27.5 0.6 26.3 28.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 467 39.7 1.8 36.3 43.1
$15,000 to $24,999 888 37.3 1.2 35.0 39.6
$25,000 to $34,999 564 32.4 1.4 29.7 35.0
$35,000 to $49,999 785 32.6 1.1 30.4 34.8
$50,000 or more 2308 28.3 0.6 27.1 29.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 3842 36.4 0.5 35.3 37.5
Out of work 306 43.5 2.2 39.1 47.9
Homemaker/Student 605 33.1 1.3 30.5 35.7
Retired 927 14.6 0.5 13.5 15.6
Unable to work 265 22.4 1.5 19.4 25.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1186 20.4 0.7 19.1 21.7
1 to less than 20 hours 318 31.2 1.9 27.6 34.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 865 37.8 1.2 35.4 40.1
40 plus hours 2728 35.5 0.6 34.3 36.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 3527 29.3 0.5 28.4 30.2
Divorced/Seperated 934 34.3 1.1 32.2 36.5
Widowed 394 16.5 0.9 14.7 18.3
Never married 1195 42.1 1.1 39.9 44.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1188 25.6 0.8 24.1 27.1
Not living with a disability 4625 33.5 0.5 32.6 34.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 373 33.0 1.7 29.7 36.4
Rural 727 36.3 1.3 33.8 38.7
Densely-settled rural 1054 32.6 1.0 30.7 34.5
Semi-Urban 939 32.5 1.0 30.5 34.6
Urban 2957 30.4 0.6 29.3 31.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 4881 27.6 0.4 26.9 28.4
Uninsured 1133 59.8 1.3 57.1 62.4
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 353 14.4 0.8 12.7 16.0
No diabetes 5687 33.6 0.4 32.7 34.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 447 26.5 1.3 23.9 29.0
No current asthma 5550 32.1 0.4 31.3 32.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 1306 20.8 0.6 19.6 22.0
No 4700 35.2 0.5 34.2 36.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 645 38.9 1.4 36.1 41.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 5326 31.0 0.4 30.2 31.8
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 1233 42.8 1.1 40.7 45.0
Non-smoker 4522 29.4 0.4 28.6 30.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1848 34.6 0.8 33.0 36.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1846 30.7 0.7 29.3 32.1
Obese, BMI>=30 1736 29.5 0.7 28.2 30.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 3787 30.0 0.5 29.0 31.0
No 1610 35.5 0.8 33.9 37.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 617 21.2 0.9 19.4 23.0
Did not serve on active duty 5399 33.2 0.4 32.3 34.0

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