Appendix B
Statistics on the Nonelderly U.S. Population Without Health Insurance, 2007



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Appendix B Statistics on the Nonelderly U.S. Population Without Health Insurance, 2007 

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 AMERICA’S UNINSURED CRISIS TAbLE b-1 Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Immigrant Status of the Nonelderly U.S. Population Without Health Insurance Coverage, 2007 Uninsured Proportion of population the uninsured Uninsured Characteristic (in millions) population (%) rate (%) Total 45.7 100.0 15.3 Age All children, under age 18 8.1 17.8 11.0 All adults, ages 18-64 36.8 80.6 19.6 18 to 24 years 8.0 17.5 28.1 25 to 34 years 10.3 22.6 25.7 35 to 44 years 7.7 16.9 18.3 45 to 54 years 6.8 14.8 15.4 55 to 64 years 4.0 8.8 12.0 Race Whitea 34.3 75.1 14.3 White, not Hispanic 20.5 45.0 10.4 Blackb 7.6 16.7 19.2 Asian 2.2 4.9 16.8 American Indian/Alaska Nativec 0.9 1.9 32.9 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanderc 0.1 0.3 19.5 Hispanic origin Hispanic 14.8 32.3 32.1 Not Hispanic 30.9 67.7 12.2 Immigrant status U.S. native 33.3 72.9 12.7 Naturalized citizen 2.7 5.8 17.6 Not a citizen 9.7 21.3 43.8 NOTE: Proportions may not total 100 percent because of rounding. a Includes both Hispanic and non-Hispanic. b Includes multiracial blacks and blacks of Hispanic and non-Hispanic origin. c Indicates values from small sample sizes averaged over two years (2006-2007).

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 APPENDIX B TAbLE b-2 Household Income and Family Work Status of the Nonelderly U.S. Population Without Health Insurance Coverage, 2007 Uninsured Proportion of population the uninsured Uninsured Characteristic (in millions) population (%) rate (%) Total 45.7 100.0 15.3 Household Income Poor, less than $25,000 13.5 29.6 24.5 Low income, $25,000 to $49,999 14.5 31.8 21.1 Middle income, $45,000 to $74,999 8.5 18.6 14.5 Higher income, greater than $75,000 9.1 20.0 7.8 Work status Total, 18 to 64 years old 36.8 100.0 19.6 Worked during year 26.8 72.8 18.1 Worked full-time 21.1 57.3 17.0 Worked part-time 5.8 15.8 23.4 Did not work 10.0 27.2 25.4 NOTE: Proportions may not total 100 percent due to rounding. REFERENCE DeNavas-Walt, C., B. D. Proctor, and J. Smith. 2008. Income, poerty, and health insurance coerage in the United States: 00. Washington, DC: U.S. Census Bureau.

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