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177. Health Insurance Coverage Status by Selected Characteristics

[Persons as of following year for coverage in the year shown. Government health insurance includes medicare, medicaid, and military plans. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
NUMBER (mil.) NUMBER (mil.) PERCENT PERCENT
 
Covered by Covered by
private or private or
government government Covered by
health health Not private or
insurance insurance covered by government Not
by health covered by
CHARACTERISTIC Private Government health by
  insurance health
Total Group insurance
persons Total 1 Total health 2 Medicare Medicaid Total 1 Private Medicaid
 
1990 248.9 214.2 182.1 150.2 32.3 24.3 34.7 86.1 73.2 9.7 13.9
1991 251.4 216.0 181.4 150.1 32.9 26.9 35.4 85.9 72.1 10.7 14.1
1992 3 256.8 218.2 181.5 148.8 33.2 29.4 38.6 85.0 70.7 11.5 15.0
1993 3 259.8 220.0 182.4 148.3 33.1 31.7 39.7 84.7 70.2 12.2 15.3
1994 3 262.1 222.4 184.3 159.6 33.9 31.6 39.7 84.8 70.3 12.1 15.2
1995 3 264.3 223.7 185.9 161.5 34.7 31.9 40.6 84.6 70.3 12.1 15.4
1996 3 266.8 225.1 187.4 163.2 35.2 31.5 41.7 84.4 70.2 11.8 15.6
1997 3 269.1 225.6 188.5 165.1 35.6 29.0 43.4 83.9 70.1 10.8 16.1
1998 3 271.7 227.5 190.9 168.6 35.9 27.9 44.3 83.7 70.2 10.3 16.3
1999 3 274.1 231.5 194.6 172.0 36.1 27.9 42.6 84.5 71.0 10.2 15.5
 
  1995, total 3 4 264.3 223.7 185.9 161.5 34.7 31.9 40.6 84.6 70.3 12.1 15.4
 
Age: Under 18 years 71.1 61.4 47.0 43.8 0.3 16.5 9.8 86.2 66.1 23.2 13.8
  18 to 24 years 24.8 17.8 15.0 12.5 0.1 3.0 7.0 71.8 60.2 12.1 28.2
  25 to 34 years 40.9 31.6 27.9 26.0 0.4 3.5 9.4 77.1 68.3 8.5 22.9
  35 to 44 years 43.1 35.9 32.8 30.6 0.8 2.9 7.1 83.4 76.2 6.6 16.6
  45 to 54 years 31.6 27.4 25.3 23.3 0.9 1.8 4.2 86.7 80.0 5.6 13.3
  55 to 64 years 21.1 18.3 16.1 14.1 1.7 1.4 2.8 86.7 76.5 6.7 13.3
  65 years and over 31.7 31.4 21.8 11.1 30.5 2.8 0.3 99.1 68.7 8.9 0.9
 
Sex: Male 129.1 107.5 91.3 80.7 14.9 13.4 21.6 83.2 70.7 10.4 16.8
  Female 135.2 116.2 94.6 80.7 19.8 18.5 18.9 86.0 70.0 13.7 14.0
 
Race: White 218.4 187.3 161.3 139.2 30.6 20.5 31.1 85.8 73.8 9.4 14.2
  Black 33.9 26.8 17.1 15.7 3.3 9.2 7.1 79.0 50.5 27.1 21.0
 
Hispanic origin 5 28.4 19.0 12.2 11.3 1.7 6.5 9.5 66.7 42.9 22.8 33.3
 
Place of birth:
  Native 239.8 207.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 32.6 86.4 (NA) (NA) 13.6
  Foreign-born 24.6 16.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 8.0 67.5 (NA) (NA) 32.5
    Naturalized citizen 7.9 6.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1.3 84.2 (NA) (NA) 15.8
    Not a citizen 16.7 9.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 6.7 59.6 (NA) (NA) 40.4
 
Work experience 6:
  Worked during year 131.4 108.4 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 23.0 82.5 (NA) (NA) 17.5
    Full-time 107.3 89.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 17.6 83.6 (NA) (NA) 16.4
    Part-time 24.1 18.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 5.4 77.6 (NA) (NA) 22.4
  Did not work 30.1 22.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 7.5 75.0 (NA) (NA) 25.0
 
Household income:
  Less than $25,000 78.4 59.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 18.7 76.1 (NA) (NA) 23.9
  $25,000-$49,999 84.5 70.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 13.7 83.8 (NA) (NA) 16.2
  $50,000-$74,999 53.5 48.5 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 5.0 90.7 (NA) (NA) 9.3
  $75,000 or more 48.0 44.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 3.2 93.3 (NA) (NA) 6.7
 
  1996, total 3 4 266.8 225.1 187.4 163.2 35.2 31.5 41.7 84.4 70.2 11.8 15.6
 
Age: Under 18 years 71.2 60.7 47.2 44.1 0.5 15.5 10.6 85.2 66.3 21.8 14.8
  Under 6 years 23.9 20.6 14.9 14.1 0.2 6.6 3.3 86.2 62.1 27.8 13.8
  6 to 11 years 24.0 20.5 16.1 15.2 0.1 5.2 3.5 85.4 66.9 21.6 14.6
  12 to 17 years 23.3 19.5 16.3 14.8 0.2 3.7 3.8 83.9 70.0 15.8 16.1
  18 to 24 years 25.0 17.8 15.1 12.4 0.2 2.9 7.2 71.1 60.3 11.6 28.9
  25 to 34 years 40.3 31.3 27.9 26.2 0.4 3.3 9.0 77.7 69.3 8.1 22.3
  35 to 44 years 44.0 36.8 33.4 31.2 0.8 3.1 7.2 83.7 76.1 7.1 16.3
  45 to 54 years 33.0 28.5 26.3 24.3 0.9 1.9 4.5 86.3 79.6 5.7 13.7
  55 to 64 years 21.5 18.5 16.3 14.0 1.8 1.6 3.0 86.2 75.7 7.3 13.8
  65 years and over 31.9 31.5 21.2 10.9 30.6 3.2 0.3 98.9 66.6 10.1 1.1
 
Sex: Male 130.6 108.3 92.2 81.6 15.1 13.4 22.3 82.9 70.6 10.3 17.1
  Female 136.2 116.8 95.2 81.6 20.1 18.0 19.4 85.8 69.9 13.2 14.2
 
Race: White 220.1 188.3 161.8 139.9 30.9 20.9 31.7 85.6 73.5 9.5 14.4
  Black 34.2 26.8 17.7 16.4 3.4 8.6 7.4 78.3 51.8 25.1 21.7
 
Hispanic origin 5 29.7 19.7 13.2 12.1 1.8 6.3 10.0 66.4 44.3 21.1 33.6
 
Place of birth:
  Native 241.0 207.9 173.9 151.7 32.4 28.5 33.1 86.3 72.2 11.8 13.7
  Foreign-born 25.8 17.1 13.5 11.5 2.9 2.9 8.7 66.4 52.2 11.3 33.6
    Naturalized citizen 9.0 7.5 6.2 5.2 1.8 0.7 1.6 82.8 68.4 8.2 17.2
    Not a citizen 16.7 9.6 7.3 6.3 1.0 2.2 7.1 57.6 43.5 13.0 42.4
 
Work experience 6:
  Worked during year 133.8 110.6 104.9 96.6 0.7 5.6 23.3 82.6 78.4 4.2 17.4
    Full-time 109.7 91.8 88.4 82.9 0.3 3.4 17.9 83.7 80.6 3.1 16.3
    Part-time 24.1 18.7 16.5 13.7 0.4 2.2 5.4 77.6 68.3 9.1 22.4
  Did not work 29.8 22.3 14.1 11.7 3.4 7.1 7.5 74.7 47.2 23.9 25.3
 
Household income:
  Less than $25,000 75.9 57.4 31.1 20.7 19.2 22.3 18.5 75.7 41.0 29.3 24.3
  $25,000-$49,999 81.6 68.0 60.6 53.4 9.8 6.2 13.6 83.4 74.3 7.6 16.6
  $50,000-$74,999 56.1 50.4 47.9 44.7 3.3 1.9 5.6 90.0 85.4 3.4 10.0
  $75,000 or more 53.2 49.2 47.8 44.3 2.9 1.1 4.0 92.4 89.8 2.0 7.6
 
  1997, total 3 4 269.1 225.6 188.5 165.1 35.6 29.0 43.4 83.9 70.1 10.8 16.1
 
Age:
  Under 18 years 71.7 60.9 48.0 44.9 0.4 14.7 10.7 85.0 66.9 20.5 15.0
    Under 6 years 23.8 20.4 15.1 14.3 0.1 6.1 3.4 85.6 63.2 25.7 14.4
    6 to 11 years 24.2 20.9 16.5 15.6 0.2 4.9 3.4 86.1 68.1 20.1 13.9
    12 to 17 years 23.6 19.7 16.4 15.0 0.1 3.7 4.0 83.3 69.5 15.6 16.7
  18 to 24 years 25.2 17.6 15.3 12.6 0.2 2.6 7.6 69.9 60.5 10.1 30.1
  25 to 34 years 39.4 30.2 27.1 25.5 0.4 2.9 9.2 76.7 69.0 7.2 23.3
  35 to 44 years 44.5 36.8 33.7 31.6 0.9 2.7 7.7 82.7 75.7 6.1 17.3
  45 to 54 years 34.1 29.3 27.1 25.1 1.1 1.8 4.7 86.1 79.5 5.2 13.9
  55 to 64 years 22.3 19.1 16.7 14.5 1.8 1.5 3.2 85.7 75.3 6.8 14.3
  65 years and over 32.1 31.7 20.7 11.0 30.9 2.9 0.3 99.0 64.5 9.0 1.0
 
Sex: Male 131.7 108.6 92.8 82.6 15.3 12.1 23.1 82.4 70.4 9.2 17.6
  Female 137.4 117.1 95.8 82.5 20.3 16.9 20.3 85.2 69.7 12.3 14.8
 
Race: White 221.7 188.4 161.7 140.6 31.1 19.7 33.2 85.0 72.9 8.9 15.0
  Black 34.6 27.2 18.5 17.1 3.6 7.8 7.4 78.5 53.6 22.4 21.5
 
Hispanic origin 5 30.8 20.2 13.8 12.8 2.0 6.0 10.5 65.8 44.7 19.4 34.2
 
Place of birth:
  Native 242.8 208.4 174.8 153.2 32.6 26.3 34.4 85.8 72.0 10.8 14.2
  Foreign-born 26.3 17.3 13.7 11.9 3.0 2.7 9.0 65.7 52.2 10.2 34.3
    Naturalized citizen 9.7 7.9 6.5 5.5 2.0 0.8 1.8 81.5 66.4 7.8 18.5
    Not a citizen 16.5 9.3 7.3 6.4 1.0 1.9 7.2 56.4 43.9 11.6 43.6
 
Work experience 6:
  Worked during year 135.6 111.0 105.7 97.7 0.7 4.9 24.6 81.9 78.0 3.6 18.1
    Full-time 111.2 92.5 89.4 84.0 0.3 2.8 18.7 83.2 80.4 2.5 16.8
    Part-time 24.4 18.5 16.4 13.7 0.4 2.1 5.9 75.9 67.1 8.7 24.1
  Did not work 29.8 22.0 14.1 11.6 3.6 6.5 7.8 73.8 47.5 21.7 26.2
 
Household income:
  Less than $25,000 72.2 53.9 28.6 19.2 18.7 20.3 18.4 74.6 39.6 28.1 25.4
  $25,000-$49,999 80.4 65.8 58.3 51.2 10.2 5.8 14.5 81.9 72.5 7.3 18.1
  $50,000-$74,999 56.2 50.5 48.0 44.9 3.4 1.6 5.7 89.9 85.5 2.9 10.1
  $75,000 or more 60.3 55.5 53.6 49.8 3.3 1.2 4.9 91.9 88.9 2.0 8.1
 
  1998, total 3 4 271.7 227.5 190.9 168.6 35.9 27.9 44.3 83.7 70.2 10.3 16.3
 
Age:
  Under 18 years 72.0 60.9 48.6 45.6 0.3 14.3 11.1 84.6 67.5 19.8 15.4
    Under 6 years 23.7 20.0 15.1 14.4 0.1 5.7 3.7 84.5 63.8 23.9 15.5
    6 to 11 years 24.6 21.0 16.8 15.9 0.1 4.9 3.6 85.4 68.2 20.0 14.6
    12 to 17 years 23.8 20.0 16.8 15.4 0.1 3.7 3.8 84.0 70.5 15.5 16.0
  18 to 24 years 26.0 18.2 15.9 13.1 0.1 2.5 7.8 70.1 61.1 9.8 30.0
  25 to 34 years 38.5 29.3 26.7 25.1 0.4 2.5 9.1 76.3 69.5 6.4 23.7
  35 to 44 years 44.7 37.0 34.1 32.0 0.7 2.6 7.7 82.8 76.3 5.8 17.2
  45 to 54 years 35.2 30.4 28.2 26.4 1.1 1.6 4.8 86.4 79.9 4.6 13.6
  55 to 64 years 22.9 19.5 17.2 15.2 2.0 1.4 3.4 85.0 75.0 6.2 15.0
  65 years and over 32.4 32.0 20.2 11.2 31.1 3.0 0.4 98.9 62.3 9.1 1.1
 
Sex: Male 132.8 109.7 94.0 84.3 15.5 11.7 23.0 82.7 70.8 8.8 17.3
  Female 139.0 117.7 96.9 84.3 20.4 16.2 21.3 84.7 69.7 11.6 15.3
 
Race: White 223.3 189.7 163.7 143.7 31.2 18.2 33.6 85.0 73.3 8.2 15.0
  Black 35.1 27.3 18.7 17.1 3.7 7.9 7.8 77.8 53.2 22.5 22.2
 
Hispanic origin 5 31.7 20.5 14.4 13.3 2.0 5.6 11.2 64.7 45.4 17.6 35.3
 
Place of birth:
  Native 245.3 210.0 177.0 156.6 32.8 25.3 35.3 85.6 72.2 10.3 14.4
  Foreign-born 26.4 17.4 13.8 12.0 3.1 2.6 9.0 65.9 52.2 9.8 34.1
    Naturalized citizen 9.9 8.0 6.4 5.4 2.1 0.8 1.9 80.8 64.8 8.0 19.2
    Not a citizen 16.6 9.5 7.4 6.6 1.0 1.8 7.1 57.1 44.7 10.9 42.9
 
Work experience 6:
  Worked during year 137.0 112.3 107.3 99.6 0.7 4.7 24.7 82.0 78.3 3.4 18.0
    Full-time 113.6 94.4 91.2 86.0 0.3 2.8 19.2 83.1 80.3 2.5 16.9
    Part-time 23.4 18.0 16.1 13.5 0.3 1.9 5.4 76.8 68.9 8.1 23.2
  Did not work 30.3 22.1 14.7 12.3 3.8 5.9 8.2 73.0 48.6 19.5 27.0
 
Household income:
  Less than $25,000 68.4 51.2 27.5 18.8 18.2 18.6 17.2 74.8 40.2 27.3 25.2
  $25,000-$49,999 79.0 64.2 56.0 49.2 10.4 6.2 14.8 81.3 70.9 7.9 18.8
  $50,000-$74,999 57.3 50.6 48.0 44.7 3.7 1.8 6.7 88.3 83.7 3.1 11.7
  $75,000 or more 67.0 61.5 59.4 55.8 3.6 1.2 5.5 91.7 88.7 1.9 8.3
 
Persons below poverty 34.5 23.3 8.8 6.0 4.5 14.0 11.2 67.7 25.6 40.6 32.3
 
  1999, total 3 4 274.1 231.5 194.6 172.0 36.1 27.9 42.6 84.5 71.0 10.2 15.5
 
Age:
  Under 18 years 72.3 62.3 49.8 46.6 0.4 14.5 10.0 86.1 68.9 20.0 13.9
    Under 6 years 23.6 20.3 15.4 14.7 0.1 5.7 3.3 86.1 65.2 24.0 13.9
    6 to 11 years 24.8 21.5 17.2 16.2 0.1 5.0 3.3 86.7 69.3 20.2 13.3
    12 to 17 years 24.0 20.5 17.3 15.7 0.1 3.8 3.4 85.6 72.1 15.9 14.4
  18 to 24 years 26.5 18.8 16.4 13.5 0.2 2.6 7.7 71.0 62.0 10.0 29.0
  25 to 34 years 37.8 29.0 26.6 25.2 0.3 2.3 8.8 76.8 70.3 6.2 23.2
  35 to 44 years 44.8 37.4 34.6 32.4 0.9 2.3 7.4 83.5 77.3 5.2 16.5
  45 to 54 years 36.6 31.7 29.4 27.5 1.1 1.7 4.9 86.6 80.4 4.6 13.4
  55 to 64 years 23.4 20.0 17.7 15.7 2.0 1.5 3.4 85.5 75.5 6.3 14.5
  65 years and over 32.6 32.2 20.1 11.2 31.2 2.9 0.4 98.7 61.5 8.9 1.3
 
Sex: Male 133.9 111.9 95.7 85.9 15.6 12.1 22.1 83.5 71.4 9.1 16.5
  Female 140.2 119.7 98.9 86.1 20.4 15.8 20.5 85.4 70.6 11.2 14.6
 
Race:
  White 224.8 192.9 166.2 145.9 31.4 18.7 31.9 85.8 73.9 8.3 14.2
  Black 35.5 28.0 19.8 18.4 3.6 7.5 7.5 78.8 55.8 21.1 21.2
 
Hispanic origin 5 32.8 21.9 15.4 14.2 2.0 5.9 11.0 66.6 47.0 18.1 33.4




NA Not available.
1 Includes other government insurance, not shown separately. Persons with coverage counted only once in total, even though they may have been covered by more that one type of policy.
2 Related to employment of self or other family members.
3 Beginning 1992, data based on 1990 census adjusted population controls.
4 Includes other races not shown separately.
5 Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
6 Persons 18 to 64 years old.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P60-208; and unpublished data.

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