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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 214d
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the 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   28.7 0.6 48.2 1.0 31.5 0.9 20.0 0.6
Age 18-44 34.2 0.7 53.0 1.1 38.2 1.1 24.1 0.8
45-64 20.1 0.7 37.7 1.7 21.8 1.2 14.1 0.7
Gender Male 31.4 0.7 49.8 1.4 34.6 1.1 22.1 0.9
Female 26.0 0.6 46.3 1.4 28.4 1.0 18.1 0.6
Race White, single race 27.6 0.6 49.7 1.2 30.1 0.9 18.6 0.7
Black, single race 35.6 1.4 44.2 2.5 38.9 2.1 28.1 1.8
Asian, single race 25.7 2.3 38.2 6.0 30.7 5.2 22.0 2.3
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 40.2 5.5 * * * * * *
Multiple races 33.1 3.5 * * 26.6 5.0 35.8 5.4
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 25.1 0.6 41.2 1.3 28.7 0.9 18.7 0.6
Non-Hispanic, White 23.0 0.6 41.1 1.7 26.5 1.0 17.0 0.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 35.0 1.4 43.2 2.4 38.3 2.1 27.7 1.8
Hispanic 51.3 1.4 62.2 1.6 50.6 2.3 35.6 2.0
Family incomeb Negative/poor 55.7 1.4 58.6 1.8 55.5 2.3 51.3 2.8
Near poor/low 50.2 1.2 57.8 1.6 48.8 1.9 43.6 2.1
Middle 29.6 0.9 44.3 1.9 28.7 1.3 24.5 1.2
High 12.8 0.6 23.4 2.8 14.8 1.1 11.0 0.6
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 28.9 0.7 49.3 1.3 32.0 1.1 20.6 0.8
Metropolitan-small 27.2 1.0 46.9 2.0 30.9 1.7 18.0 1.1
Micropolitan  29.7 2.0 47.6 3.6 29.5 2.2 21.7 2.4
Noncore-adjacent 33.4 2.8 48.8 3.9 31.4 3.7 24.1 4.4
Noncore-not adjacent  29.1 3.9 * * 36.2 4.4 17.8 4.2
Language spoken most often at home English  25.2 0.6 41.3 1.2 28.9 0.9 18.6 0.6
Other 53.9 1.5 65.6 1.6 55.8 2.4 36.3 2.4
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 25.7 1.3 35.1 2.6 26.1 2.1 19.2 1.9
Complex activities 25.8 1.2 32.3 2.6 25.3 2.2 21.0 2.5
Neither basic nor complex activities 28.7 0.6 50.2 1.1 32.0 0.9 19.8 0.6

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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