Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 91b: Ethnicity - Persons with any period of uninsurance in the past year, by ethnicity, United States, 1999

          Non-Hispanic    
  Total All races White Black Hispanic
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 25.0 0.6 21.8 0.6 20.1 0.7 29.0 1.3 46.6 1.3
                     
Age 21.4 0.8 17.7 0.9 16.5 1.1 22.4 1.9 40.8 1.8
0-17 31.8 0.8 28.4 0.8 26.5 0.9 37.6 1.8 53.7 1.6
18-44 16.9 0.8 14.9 0.8 13.5 0.8 20.9 1.8 39.1 2.3
45-64 * * * * * * * * * *
65 and over 25.8 0.6 22.4 0.6 20.7 0.8 30.7 1.5 48.5 1.6
                     
Gender 24.2 0.7 21.2 0.7 19.5 0.8 27.5 1.7 44.7 1.6
Male                    
Female                    
                     
Family incomea                    
Negative or poor 42.5 1.8 38.4 2.2 42.1 2.7 34.2 3.1 54.9 2.7
Near poor/low 42.2 1.4 38.3 1.7 37.4 2.0 38.0 3.3 55.2 2.3
Middle 24.8 0.9 22.1 1.0 20.1 1.1 29.0 2.2 42.7 2.3
High 12.3 0.6 11.6 0.6 11.4 0.7 15.0 2.2 25.5 2.6
                     
Educationb (persons age 18 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 44.6 1.4 38.8 1.7 38.6 2.0 38.7 2.8 61.4 1.8
High school graduate 28.6 0.9 26.2 1.0 23.9 1.1 35.0 2.1 48.7 2.1
At least some college 17.6 0.6 16.6 0.6 15.2 0.7 25.1 1.9 33.3 2.2
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
Any private 12.5 0.5 11.7 0.5 11.0 0.5 15.0 1.2 20.6 1.4
Public only 27.0 1.5 23.7 1.7 27.9 2.4 18.2 2.8 38.0 2.8
Uninsured 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
Age 65 and over                    
Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 24.7 0.7 21.0 0.7 19.2 0.8 27.9 1.4 46.2 1.4
Non-MSA 25.9 1.3 24.4 1.3 22.9 1.4 35.1 3.7 50.3 3.2
                     

aNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

bLess than high school graduate refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Return to Contents

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care