QuickStats: Percentage* of Uninsured Adults Aged 18−64 Years,† by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Selected Asian§ Subgroups — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019−2020
Weekly / July 15, 2022 / 71(28);910
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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.
§ Asian, non-Hispanic includes other Asian subgroups, which are not shown.
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 groups, non-Hispanic Asian adults (7.8%) were the least likely to be uninsured followed by non-Hispanic White (9.7%), non-Hispanic Black (14.6%), and Hispanic adults (30.4%). Among the non-Hispanic Asian subgroups shown, adults of Korean (14.3%) origin were more likely to be uninsured than adults of Asian Indian (4.8%) and Chinese (6.5%) origin. Other observed differences were not statistically significant.
Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2019 and 2020 data. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm
Reported by: Michael E. Martinez, MPH, MHSA, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-458-4758; Amy E. Cha, PhD; Emily P. Terlizzi, MPH.
Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Percentage of Uninsured Adults Aged 18−64 Years, by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Selected Asian Subgroups — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019−2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022;71:910. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm7128a5.
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