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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 213A_a
People under age 65 uninsured all year, by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   14.0 0.4 13.9 0.4 15.3 1.1 11.6 1.5 11.6 3.1 23.2 4.2 16.1 2.5
Age 0-17 7.3 0.4 7.6 0.5 5.8 1.2 5.7 1.7 * * * * * *
18-44 19.5 0.6 19.3 0.6 21.1 1.3 15.6 2.1 * * 29.7 6.5 21.0 3.6
45-64 12.5 0.5 11.7 0.5 18.2 1.8 9.6 2.5 * * * * 20.6 4.8
Gender Male 16.1 0.5 15.8 0.5 18.7 1.3 12.0 1.7 * * 26.0 5.2 17.1 2.8
Female 12.0 0.4 11.9 0.5 12.2 1.2 11.3 1.8 * * 20.3 5.1 15.2 3.2
Family incomea Negative/poor 25.0 0.9 28.3 1.1 16.9 1.5 * * * * * * 14.9 3.5
Near poor/low 23.8 0.9 24.8 1.0 19.6 1.8 20.3 4.3 * * * * 25.0 5.5
Middle 13.7 0.6 13.7 0.7 13.7 1.3 10.5 2.6 * * * * 18.7 5.3
High 6.0 0.4 5.5 0.4 10.9 2.4 7.7 1.6 * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school 31.8 1.0 33.2 1.1 28.8 2.4 17.3 4.6 * * * * * *
High school graduate  18.3 0.7 17.6 0.7 22.8 1.8 10.3 2.5 * * * * 18.7 4.7
At least some college 10.2 0.5 9.4 0.5 12.6 1.2 14.1 2.1 * * * * 22.2 4.5
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 14.5 0.5 14.6 0.6 15.0 1.5 12.5 1.8 * * * * 16.5 3.2
Metropolitan-small 12.4 0.7 12.3 0.8 12.8 1.6 5.8 1.5 * * * * * *
Micropolitan  14.9 1.3 13.6 1.4 23.6 3.2 * * * * * * 14.9 4.1
Noncore-adjacent 15.4 1.5 15.2 1.7 18.5 1.7 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent  16.7 2.9 16.4 3.2 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes  4.0 0.6 3.4 0.7 * * * * * * * * * *
No 7.9 0.5 8.3 0.6 6.0 1.4 * * * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English  11.4 0.4 10.7 0.4 14.8 1.1 7.8 1.6 * * 18.4 4.3 15.9 2.6
Other 31.4 1.2 34.9 1.3 34.0 7.9 15.0 2.5 * * * * * *
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 14.8 1.0 14.9 1.1 12.4 2.1 * * * * * * * *
Complex activities 14.0 1.0 14.4 1.2 9.2 1.7 * * * * * * * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 16.6 0.5 16.0 0.5 21.2 1.3 12.7 1.6 * * 27.2 6.3 22.4 3.8

a Negative/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.

b Persons ages 18-64. Less than high school 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.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources. Activity limitations include persons ages 18-64.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

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