Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2027 12.8 0.3 12.2 13.4
GENDER
Male 1008 14.1 0.5 13.2 15.0
Female 1019 11.6 0.4 10.8 12.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 232 18.1 1.2 15.8 20.4
25-34 years 489 21.8 1.0 19.9 23.8
35-44 years 401 16.8 0.9 15.1 18.5
45-54 years 432 12.9 0.7 11.6 14.2
55-64 years 384 9.0 0.5 8.0 10.0
65+ years 89 1.3 0.2 1.0 1.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 559 44.8 1.5 41.8 47.8
Non-hispanic 1456 9.5 0.3 8.9 10.0
RACE
White only 1549 11.0 0.3 10.4 11.6
Black or African American only 137 19.7 1.9 16.0 23.4
Other race only 88 14.6 1.7 11.2 18.1
More than one race 58 15.3 2.1 11.2 19.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 454 38.3 1.5 35.2 41.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 702 14.5 0.6 13.4 15.7
Some college 570 10.6 0.5 9.6 11.5
College graduate 288 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 358 32.8 1.7 29.5 36.0
$15,000 to $24,999 578 27.2 1.1 25.0 29.4
$25,000 to $34,999 238 16.2 1.1 14.0 18.3
$35,000 to $49,999 188 8.8 0.7 7.4 10.2
$50,000 or more 235 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1142 12.7 0.4 11.9 13.5
Out of work 298 42.9 2.2 38.5 47.2
Homemaker/Student 305 17.4 1.1 15.3 19.5
Retired 94 1.7 0.2 1.3 2.2
Unable to work 129 13.1 1.3 10.6 15.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 317 7.8 0.5 6.9 8.8
1 to less than 20 hours 108 11.8 1.3 9.3 14.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 400 19.7 1.0 17.7 21.7
40 plus hours 614 9.8 0.4 9.0 10.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 929 9.6 0.3 9.0 10.3
Divorced/Seperated 475 19.9 1.0 18.0 21.8
Widowed 85 5.0 0.6 3.7 6.3
Never married 538 20.1 0.9 18.4 21.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 430 11.1 0.6 9.9 12.3
Not living with a disability 1480 13.0 0.4 12.3 13.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 115 14.6 1.5 11.7 17.5
Rural 197 11.5 0.9 9.7 13.3
Densely-settled rural 388 14.6 0.8 13.1 16.2
Semi-Urban 331 13.6 0.8 12.0 15.2
Urban 996 12.2 0.4 11.3 13.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 181 8.9 0.7 7.5 10.4
No diabetes 1842 13.2 0.3 12.6 13.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 170 12.1 1.0 10.1 14.1
No current asthma 1836 12.8 0.3 12.2 13.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 373 7.4 0.4 6.5 8.2
No 1642 14.6 0.4 13.8 15.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 321 22.4 1.3 19.9 24.9
<14 days mental health NOT good 1662 11.7 0.3 11.1 12.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 599 22.6 0.9 20.7 24.4
Non-smoker 1290 10.4 0.3 9.7 11.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 526 12.2 0.6 11.1 13.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 548 11.2 0.5 10.1 12.2
Obese, BMI>=30 648 12.8 0.6 11.7 13.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1125 10.9 0.4 10.2 11.6
No 618 15.8 0.7 14.5 17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 117 4.5 0.5 3.6 5.5
Did not serve on active duty 1890 13.9 0.3 13.2 14.6

Numerator: Respondents without health care coverage.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.