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 3195 32.7 0.6 31.6 33.9
GENDER
Male 1628 36.7 0.9 35.0 38.4
Female 1567 28.9 0.8 27.4 30.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 289 44.7 2.2 40.4 49.0
25-34 years 602 47.2 1.6 44.0 50.4
35-44 years 525 40.5 1.6 37.3 43.7
45-54 years 575 32.0 1.3 29.5 34.6
55-64 years 611 24.2 1.0 22.2 26.2
65+ years 593 14.3 0.6 13.1 15.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 251 48.7 2.5 43.9 53.6
Non-Hispanic 2926 31.1 0.6 30.0 32.3
RACE
White only 2857 32.3 0.6 31.1 33.4
Black or African American only 97 29.4 3.0 23.5 35.3
Other race only 91 32.8 3.3 26.3 39.3
More than one race 74 45.3 4.7 36.0 54.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 220 46.1 2.5 41.2 51.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 921 33.1 1.0 31.1 35.2
Some college 956 33.1 1.0 31.0 35.1
College graduate 1085 27.0 0.8 25.4 28.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 39.9 2.5 35.1 44.7
$15,000 to $24,999 446 38.5 1.7 35.2 41.8
$25,000 to $34,999 328 37.5 2.0 33.6 41.3
$35,000 to $49,999 441 33.5 1.6 30.3 36.7
$50,000 or more 1246 29.2 0.8 27.5 30.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2084 37.4 0.8 35.9 38.9
Out of work 161 48.0 3.3 41.5 54.5
Homemaker/Student 294 35.9 2.0 31.9 39.9
Retired 472 15.0 0.8 13.5 16.5
Unable to work 129 19.9 1.9 16.1 23.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 586 21.4 1.0 19.4 23.4
1 to less than 20 hours 174 32.6 2.5 27.7 37.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 446 37.2 1.7 33.8 40.5
40 hours or more 1490 37.2 0.9 35.4 39.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1851 30.7 0.7 29.3 32.1
Divorced/Seperated 482 32.9 1.5 30.0 35.9
Widowed 220 17.7 1.4 15.0 20.3
Never married 642 43.6 1.6 40.5 46.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 694 29.7 1.2 27.4 32.0
Living without a disability 2352 33.7 0.7 32.4 35.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 214 34.1 2.3 29.6 38.6
Rural 378 37.3 1.8 33.8 40.8
Densely-settled rural 581 35.7 1.4 33.0 38.4
Semi-Urban 535 32.7 1.4 30.0 35.3
Urban 1487 31.1 0.8 29.5 32.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2572 28.0 0.6 26.9 29.2
Uninsured 599 64.6 1.9 61.0 68.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 158 11.6 1.1 9.6 13.7
No diabetes 3032 35.0 0.6 33.7 36.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 236 27.4 1.8 23.7 31.0
No current asthma 2932 33.1 0.6 32.0 34.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 689 20.6 0.8 18.9 22.3
No arthritis 2488 36.9 0.7 35.5 38.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 323 38.9 2.0 34.9 42.9
<14 days mental health NOT good 2814 32.0 0.6 30.9 33.2
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 641 43.3 1.5 40.3 46.3
Non-smoker 2406 30.6 0.6 29.4 31.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 994 35.1 1.1 32.9 37.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1012 31.8 1.0 29.8 33.8
Obese, BMI>=30 882 30.6 1.0 28.6 32.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2434 33.0 0.7 31.7 34.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 756 31.9 1.2 29.5 34.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 342 22.6 1.3 20.0 25.1
Did not serve on active duty 2831 34.2 0.6 33.0 35.5

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