QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged >18 Years Without Health Insurance Coverage,* by Ethnicity --- United States and Counties Along the United States--Mexico Border, 2000--2003
* Without insurance at the time of the interview.
Hispanic or non-Hispanic ethnicity of any race.
§ Counties within 100 km (62 miles) of the United States--Mexico border.
¶ 95% confidence interval.
During 2000--2003, Hispanic adults in the United States were more than twice as likely to be without health insurance than non-Hispanic adults. This disparity was even greater for Hispanics who lived along the U.S.--Mexico border, who were more than three times as likely as non-Hispanics to be without health insurance.
SOURCE: In-House National Health Interview Survey, 2000--2003. Available at
Data are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population.
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