QuickStats: Percentage* of Uninsured Adults Aged 18–64 Years,† by Race and Selected Hispanic§ Origin Subgroup — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019−2020
Weekly / June 24, 2022 / 71(25);834
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* With 95% CIs indicated by error bars.
† Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian, noninstitutionalized U.S. population and are derived from the 2019 and 2020 National Health Interview Survey.
§ Hispanic includes other Hispanic origin subgroups, which are not included.
During 2019–2020, the percentage of U.S. adults aged 18–64 years who were uninsured was 14.4%. Among all race and Hispanic origin subgroups, those most likely to be uninsured were Hispanic adults (30.4%) followed by non-Hispanic Black (14.6%), non-Hispanic White (9.7%), and non-Hispanic Asian (7.8%) adults. Among the Hispanic origin subgroups included, those most likely to be uninsured were of Central American (42.2%) origin followed by Mexican or Chicano (33.6%) origin. Adults of Cuban (22.7%) origin were more likely to be uninsured than those of Puerto Rican (14.8%) and Dominican (12.9%) origin. Other observed differences were not statistically significant.
Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2019 and 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm
Reported by: Michael E. Martinez, MPH, MHSA, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-458-4758; Emily P. Terlizzi, MPH; Amy E. Cha PhD, MPH.
Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Percentage of Uninsured Adults Aged 18–64 Years, by Race and Selected Hispanic Origin Subgroup — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019−2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022;71:834. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm7125a3.
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