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 2120 11.0 0.3 10.5 11.6
GENDER
Male 832 9.7 0.4 9.0 10.5
Female 1288 12.3 0.4 11.5 13.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 158 11.9 1.0 10.0 13.8
25-34 years 388 16.0 0.8 14.4 17.7
35-44 years 351 13.0 0.7 11.5 14.4
45-54 years 474 13.1 0.7 11.8 14.4
55-64 years 484 10.0 0.5 9.0 11.0
65+ years 265 3.8 0.3 3.2 4.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 292 20.1 1.2 17.7 22.4
Non-hispanic 1815 10.1 0.3 9.5 10.6
RACE
White only 1700 10.0 0.3 9.5 10.6
Black or African American only 141 15.9 1.7 12.7 19.2
Other race only 81 12.1 1.6 9.0 15.2
More than one race 94 23.3 2.5 18.3 28.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 288 21.6 1.3 19.1 24.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 650 11.4 0.5 10.4 12.4
Some college 703 11.7 0.5 10.8 12.7
College graduate 468 5.6 0.3 5.1 6.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 372 27.2 1.5 24.2 30.2
$15,000 to $24,999 573 22.6 1.0 20.6 24.6
$25,000 to $34,999 255 15.1 1.1 13.1 17.2
$35,000 to $49,999 243 9.9 0.7 8.5 11.4
$50,000 or more 372 4.6 0.3 4.1 5.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1125 10.7 0.4 10.0 11.4
Out of work 230 31.2 2.1 27.1 35.3
Homemaker/Student 203 10.7 0.9 9.0 12.4
Retired 225 3.7 0.3 3.2 4.3
Unable to work 298 22.4 1.4 19.7 25.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 344 6.4 0.4 5.5 7.2
1 to less than 20 hours 110 11.4 1.3 8.8 14.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 336 14.9 0.9 13.1 16.6
40 plus hours 681 8.8 0.4 8.0 9.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1033 8.8 0.3 8.2 9.4
Divorced/Seperated 558 20.4 1.0 18.5 22.3
Widowed 136 7.0 0.7 5.6 8.4
Never married 393 12.8 0.7 11.4 14.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 858 18.1 0.7 16.8 19.4
Not living with a disability 1164 9.0 0.3 8.4 9.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 110 10.2 1.1 8.1 12.4
Rural 174 8.6 0.8 7.1 10.1
Densely-settled rural 367 11.8 0.7 10.5 13.2
Semi-Urban 353 11.3 0.7 9.9 12.6
Urban 1116 11.2 0.4 10.5 12.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1375 7.5 0.2 7.0 7.9
Uninsured 735 35.8 1.3 33.3 38.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 311 13.1 0.8 11.5 14.8
No diabetes 1804 10.8 0.3 10.2 11.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 306 18.7 1.2 16.4 21.0
No current asthma 1781 10.2 0.3 9.7 10.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 765 12.7 0.5 11.7 13.7
No 1338 10.5 0.3 9.8 11.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 560 31.1 1.3 28.5 33.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 1513 8.8 0.3 8.3 9.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 641 21.1 0.9 19.4 22.9
Non-smoker 1361 8.8 0.3 8.3 9.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 505 9.7 0.5 8.7 10.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 547 8.9 0.4 8.1 9.8
Obese, BMI>=30 800 13.3 0.5 12.3 14.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1205 9.9 0.3 9.3 10.6
No 667 13.7 0.6 12.5 14.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 179 6.6 0.6 5.4 7.7
Did not serve on active duty 1921 11.6 0.3 11.0 12.2

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