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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 213A_d
People under age 65 uninsured all year, by education,a United States, 2004
Population group Total Less than high school High school graduate At least some college
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   16.6 0.5 31.8 1.0 18.3 0.7 10.2 0.5
Age 18-44 19.3 0.6 34.3 1.1 21.4 0.9 11.9 0.6
45-64 12.5 0.5 26.4 1.5 13.9 0.9 7.8 0.5
Gender Male 19.6 0.6 35.2 1.4 21.7 0.9 12.0 0.7
Female 13.8 0.5 28.0 1.2 14.9 0.8 8.6 0.5
Race White, single race 16.2 0.5 33.2 1.1 17.6 0.7 9.4 0.5
Black, single race 19.9 1.2 28.8 2.4 22.8 1.8 12.6 1.2
Asian, single race 13.7 1.7 17.3 4.6 10.3 2.5 14.1 2.1
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 27.9 5.4 * * * * * *
Multiple races 21.1 3.1 * * 18.7 4.7 22.2 4.5
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 13.3 0.5 23.5 1.1 15.7 0.8 9.3 0.4
Non-Hispanic, White 11.9 0.5 22.7 1.4 14.3 0.7 8.2 0.5
Non-Hispanic, Black 19.5 1.2 27.3 2.2 22.8 1.8 12.6 1.3
Hispanic 37.4 1.2 48.7 1.6 36.0 1.8 21.7 1.5
Family incomeb Negative/poor 36.6 1.2 39.2 1.7 35.8 2.0 33.7 2.9
Near poor/low 31.7 1.2 40.8 1.8 29.4 1.8 24.6 1.7
Middle 16.0 0.7 28.8 1.7 15.1 1.0 11.6 0.8
High 6.2 0.4 11.2 1.9 8.3 0.8 5.0 0.4
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 16.9 0.6 33.1 1.4 18.7 0.9 10.6 0.6
Metropolitan-small 14.7 0.9 29.7 1.9 16.4 1.2 8.4 0.8
Micropolitan  18.1 1.6 31.3 3.0 18.1 2.1 12.0 1.7
Noncore-adjacent 20.6 2.0 32.4 2.7 19.3 3.0 13.2 2.7
Noncore-not adjacent  21.5 3.5 * * 28.9 4.7 * *
Language spoken most often at home English  13.4 0.5 24.4 1.1 16.0 0.8 8.9 0.5
Other 39.5 1.5 50.5 1.8 39.1 2.0 24.8 2.5
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 14.8 1.0 21.4 2.2 16.5 1.8 8.6 1.4
Complex activities 14.0 1.0 18.4 2.2 14.4 1.6 9.7 1.8
Neither basic nor complex activities 16.5 0.5 33.2 1.1 18.3 0.7 10.0 0.5

a 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.

b 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.

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; 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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