Percentage of Adults Who Lack Health Care Coverage

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1026 12.9 0.5 12.0 13.8
GENDER
Male 518 14.0 0.7 12.7 15.3
Female 508 11.8 0.6 10.6 13.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 123 18.2 1.7 15.0 21.5
25-34 years 263 22.9 1.4 20.1 25.6
35-44 years 170 15.6 1.3 13.1 18.2
45-54 years 216 13.2 1.0 11.3 15.2
55-64 years 193 8.7 0.7 7.2 10.1
65+ years 61 1.8 0.3 1.3 2.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 210 41.7 2.4 36.9 46.4
Non-Hispanic 804 9.8 0.4 9.0 10.6
RACE
White only 826 11.0 0.4 10.1 11.8
Black or African American only 63 22.5 2.8 17.0 27.9
Other race only 38 14.1 2.5 9.3 19.0
More than one race 29 16.8 3.3 10.4 23.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 180 37.7 2.4 33.0 42.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 394 16.0 0.9 14.3 17.7
Some college 306 10.3 0.7 9.0 11.6
College graduate 134 3.4 0.4 2.7 4.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 180 34.9 2.4 30.1 39.7
$15,000 to $24,999 289 28.7 1.6 25.4 31.9
$25,000 to $34,999 129 17.0 1.7 13.8 20.3
$35,000 to $49,999 90 8.3 1.1 6.2 10.3
$50,000 or more 137 3.6 0.4 2.9 4.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 598 12.8 0.6 11.6 14.0
Out of work 125 39.3 3.3 32.9 45.6
Homemaker/Student 148 19.2 1.7 15.9 22.5
Retired 59 2.2 0.4 1.5 2.9
Unable to work 71 14.8 1.9 11.1 18.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 162 8.6 0.8 7.1 10.2
1 to less than 20 hours 58 13.1 1.9 9.5 16.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 190 18.6 1.4 15.7 21.4
40 hours or more 340 10.3 0.6 9.1 11.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 437 9.4 0.5 8.4 10.4
Divorced/Seperated 227 18.0 1.3 15.5 20.6
Widowed 58 6.1 1.0 4.1 8.1
Never married 304 21.9 1.3 19.3 24.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 296 15.7 1.0 13.7 17.6
Living without a disability 655 11.6 0.5 10.6 12.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 67 14.3 1.8 10.7 18.0
Rural 111 13.6 1.4 10.8 16.3
Densely-settled rural 205 15.0 1.1 12.8 17.2
Semi-Urban 161 11.0 1.0 9.1 12.9
Urban 482 12.6 0.6 11.3 13.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 86 8.7 1.1 6.6 10.8
No diabetes 939 13.3 0.5 12.4 14.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 95 11.9 1.3 9.3 14.6
No current asthma 928 13.0 0.5 12.1 14.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 185 6.5 0.6 5.4 7.6
No arthritis 838 15.1 0.6 13.9 16.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 166 22.0 1.8 18.5 25.5
<14 days mental health NOT good 835 11.8 0.5 10.9 12.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 333 23.9 1.3 21.2 26.5
Non-smoker 620 10.3 0.5 9.3 11.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 288 12.1 0.8 10.5 13.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 292 11.2 0.8 9.7 12.7
Obese, BMI>=30 295 12.2 0.8 10.7 13.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 683 11.4 0.5 10.4 12.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 342 17.8 1.1 15.8 19.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 87 6.7 0.8 5.2 8.3
Did not serve on active duty 926 13.7 0.5 12.7 14.7

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