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Health Insurance Coverage

Data are for the U.S.

Persons under age 65

  • Number uninsured at the time of interview: 45.2 million
  • Percent uninsured at the time of interview: 16.9%
  • Percent with private insurance at the time of interview: 61.0%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, tables 1.1a-b, 1.2b

Children under age 18

  • Percent uninsured at the time of interview: 6.6%
  • Percent with private insurance at the time of interview: 52.8%
  • Percent with public health plan coverage at the time of interview: 42.1%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, tables 1.1b, 1.2a-b

Adults age 18-64

  • Percent uninsured at the time of interview: 20.9%
  • Percent with private insurance at the time of interview: 64.1%
  • Percent with public health plan coverage at the time of interview: 16.4%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, tables 1.1b, 1.2a-b

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