Health Insurance Coverage by Age

Both private and public health insurance are utilized as primary insurance among the Registry participants <2 years of age (48% and 51%, respectively) and between 2-10 years of age (54% and 43%, respectively).  Over 60% of the Registry participants between 11 and 64 years of age were using private insurance.  Seventy-four percent of the Registry participants ages 65 years and older were on public insurance (Figure 7).

Figure 7: Primary health insurance status by age among the Registry participants, 2014

Chart showing Primary health insurance status by age, see details below

Figure 7: Primary health insurance status by age among the Registry participants, 2014
<2 2–10 11–19 20-44 45-64 65+
N % N % N % N % N % N %
Private 36 48% 390 53% 509 63% 597 63% 306 66% 31 24%
Public 38 51% 313 43% 254 31% 286 30% 136 29% 93 72%
Uninsured 0 0% 12 2% 25 3% 58 6% 21 5% 3 2%
Unknown 0 0% 1 0% 1 0% 0 0% 1 0% 0 0%
Insured Other 1 1% 14 2% 18 2% 13 1% 2 0% 2 2%