Percentage of Adults With No Dental Insurance

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3428 32.7 0.6 31.5 33.9
GENDER
Male 1416 32.9 0.9 31.1 34.7
Female 2012 32.5 0.8 30.9 34.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 124 25.0 2.2 20.7 29.3
25-34 years 294 31.0 1.7 27.7 34.4
35-44 years 257 24.1 1.5 21.2 27.1
45-54 years 411 26.4 1.3 23.8 28.9
55-64 years 670 31.0 1.2 28.7 33.3
65+ years 1672 52.1 1.0 50.1 54.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 258 51.1 2.5 46.2 55.9
Non-hispanic 3149 30.9 0.6 29.7 32.1
RACE
White only 3037 31.8 0.6 30.5 33.0
Black or African American only 125 31.4 3.3 25.0 37.8
Other race only 74 30.1 3.9 22.5 37.6
More than one race 74 39.2 4.8 29.7 48.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 333 58.1 2.5 53.2 63.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 1108 38.5 1.2 36.2 40.8
Some college 1026 30.6 1.0 28.6 32.7
College graduate 955 20.9 0.8 19.4 22.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 404 67.5 2.7 62.2 72.7
$15,000 to $24,999 715 52.4 1.8 48.8 55.9
$25,000 to $34,999 418 41.8 2.0 37.8 45.7
$35,000 to $49,999 449 32.1 1.6 28.9 35.3
$50,000 or more 782 16.4 0.7 15.0 17.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1204 24.1 0.8 22.6 25.6
Out of work 174 56.3 3.5 49.5 63.1
Homemaker/Student 329 32.4 2.0 28.5 36.3
Retired 1407 49.7 1.1 47.5 51.9
Unable to work 293 50.8 2.7 45.4 56.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1528 47.0 1.2 44.7 49.2
1 to less than 20 hours 228 34.8 2.7 29.6 40.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 428 34.2 1.7 30.7 37.6
40 plus hours 689 19.3 0.8 17.6 20.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1730 27.3 0.7 25.9 28.7
Divorced/Seperated 611 44.7 1.7 41.4 48.0
Widowed 657 55.0 1.9 51.4 58.6
Never married 430 33.6 1.7 30.2 36.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1244 46.0 1.2 43.6 48.4
Not living with a disability 2162 28.7 0.7 27.4 30.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 257 47.0 2.7 41.6 52.3
Rural 455 42.4 2.0 38.6 46.3
Densely-settled rural 624 36.3 1.5 33.4 39.2
Semi-Urban 546 34.6 1.6 31.4 37.7
Urban 1546 28.1 0.8 26.5 29.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2731 25.7 0.6 24.6 26.8
Uninsured 687 84.3 1.6 81.2 87.5
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 539 43.0 1.7 39.7 46.4
No diabetes 2882 31.5 0.6 30.2 32.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 315 36.2 2.2 31.8 40.6
No current asthma 3088 32.3 0.6 31.1 33.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 1368 41.0 1.1 38.9 43.1
No 2041 29.8 0.7 28.4 31.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 406 43.5 2.1 39.3 47.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 2962 31.3 0.6 30.1 32.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 647 42.3 1.6 39.1 45.5
Non-smoker 2759 30.6 0.6 29.3 31.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1000 31.0 1.1 28.7 33.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1103 32.7 1.1 30.6 34.7
Obese, BMI>=30 1091 33.5 1.1 31.4 35.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 2239 28.9 0.7 27.6 30.2
No 1179 42.5 1.2 40.1 44.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 492 33.9 1.6 30.8 36.9
Did not serve on active duty 2930 32.5 0.7 31.2 33.8

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