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Current Population Survey (CPS)
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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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  (X)    Not applicable.

 


Table HI08. Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type of coverage by Selected Characteristics for Children Under 18: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

    Covered by private or government health insurance
    Private health insurance Government health insurance
Total persons Not covered Total Total Group health Direct-purchase Total Medicaid Medicare Champus

ALL CHILDREN
 
 Total
74,510 7,348 67,161 47,282 43,874 3,812 24,767 22,555 623 2,241

Age
Under 3 years 12,852 1,167 11,685 7,353 6,955 555 5,234 4,854 133 378
3 to 5 years 12,420 1,042 11,379 7,476 7,034 600 4,735 4,324 119 408
6 to 11 years 24,001 2,211 21,791 15,456 14,503 1,276 7,898 7,250 179 678
12 to 17 years 25,236 2,929 22,307 16,998 15,382 1,381 6,900 6,127 192 777

Race or Hispanic Origin
 
        All Races
74,510 7,348 67,161 47,282 43,874 3,812 24,767 22,555 623 2,241
White alone or in combination 58,879 5,608 53,271 39,242 36,343 3,240 17,724 16,065 360 1,718
  White alone 56,457 5,426 51,030 37,778 34,958 3,121 16,733 15,201 335 1,582
      White alone, not Hispanic 41,527 2,796 38,731 31,758 29,330 2,644 9,602 8,306 175 1,380
Black alone or in combination 12,507 1,288 11,219 5,914 5,561 385 6,397 5,893 251 495
  Black alone 11,282 1,207 10,075 5,277 4,962 324 5,749 5,320 228 419
Asian alone or in combination 3,723 369 3,354 2,708 2,526 246 831 701 24 113
  Asian alone 3,057 333 2,724 2,187 2,031 202 670 586 22 64
Hispanic (any race) 16,457 2,836 13,621 6,688 6,274 505 7,882 7,590 182 255

Region
 
Northeast
12,407 868 11,539 8,517 8,044 525 3,831 3,640 99 159
Midwest 16,126 1,022 15,104 11,233 10,510 796 4,985 4,693 167 305
South 27,831 3,417 24,415 16,417 15,142 1,397 9,853 8,655 257 1,233
West 18,146 2,041 16,105 11,116 10,178 1,095 6,098 5,567 101 545

Nativity
 
Native
71,871 6,494 65,377 46,176 42,867 3,708 24,030 21,850 609 2,222
Foreign-born 2,638 854 1,784 1,106 1,007 104 737 705 14 20
 Naturalized citizen 513 53 460 367 343 33 115 105 3 8
Not a citizen 2,125 801 1,324 739 664 71 622 600 12 11

Family Status
 
In families
73,153 7,072 66,081 46,813 43,479 3,774 24,097 21,903 596 2,231

  Family type
 
  Married couple families
51,351 4,383 46,968 37,600 35,252 3,113 12,610 10,828 257 1,875
  Male householder, no spouse present 4,262 687 3,575 2,225 2,005 174 1,655 1,566 52 96
  Female householder, no spouse present 17,541 2,002 15,538 6,987 6,222 487 9,832 9,509 287 261

  Family income
 
  Less than $25,000
15,167 2,308 12,859 3,094 2,586 413 10,682 10,436 251 238
  25,000-$49,999 16,256 2,252 14,004 7,955 7,127 731 7,404 6,891 209 542
  50,000-$74,999 13,487 1,203 12,284 10,339 9,630 835 2,933 2,487 69 467
  75,000 or more 28,243 1,310 26,934 25,425 24,137 1,796 3,079 2,090 68 984

  Family Reference Person - Work Experience
 
  Worked during year
58,195 5,005 53,189 40,631 38,037 3,054 16,372 14,701 402 1,672
    Full time 48,725 4,095 44,630 35,439 33,371 2,500 12,381 10,994 260 1,406
    Part time 9,470 910 8,559 5,192 4,667 554 3,991 3,707 142 265
 
  Did not work
14,959 2,067 12,892 6,182 5,442 720 7,725 7,202 195 559

  Number of Family Workers Age 18-64
 
  None
5,695 824 4,871 1,186 897 203 3,995 3,849 103 160
  One 30,537 3,331 27,206 16,756 15,256 1,526 12,622 11,727 323 917
  Two or more 36,921 2,918 34,003 28,871 27,327 2,046 7,481 6,326 170 1,154
 
In unrelated sub-families
712 135 577 261 226 23 352 344 10 7
Unrelated individuals 645 141 503 209 169 15 317 308 17 3

 

    Covered by private or government health insurance
    Private health insurance Government health insurance
Total persons Not covered Total Total Group health Direct-purchase Total Medicaid Medicare Champus

ALL CHILDREN
 
 Total
100.0 9.9 90.1 63.5 58.9 5.1 33.2 30.3 0.8 3.0

Age
Under 3 years 100.0 9.1 90.9 57.2 54.1 4.3 40.7 37.8 1.0 2.9
3 to 5 years 100.0 8.4 91.6 60.2 56.6 4.8 38.1 34.8 1.0 3.3
6 to 11 years 100.0 9.2 90.8 64.4 60.4 5.3 32.9 30.2 0.7 2.8
12 to 17 years 100.0 11.6 88.4 67.4 61.0 5.5 27.3 24.3 0.8 3.1

Race or Hispanic Origin
 
        All Races
100.0 9.9 90.1 63.5 58.9 5.1 33.2 30.3 0.8 3.0
White alone or in combination 100.0 9.5 90.5 66.6 61.7 5.5 30.1 27.3 0.6 2.9
  White alone 100.0 9.6 90.4 66.9 61.9 5.5 29.6 26.9 0.6 2.8
      White alone, not Hispanic 100.0 6.7 93.3 76.5 70.6 6.4 23.1 20.0 0.4 3.3
Black alone or in combination 100.0 10.3 89.7 47.3 44.5 3.1 51.1 47.1 2.0 4.0
  Black alone 100.0 10.7 89.3 46.8 44.0 2.9 51.0 47.2 2.0 3.7
Asian alone or in combination 100.0 9.9 90.1 72.7 67.8 6.6 22.3 18.8 0.7 3.0
  Asian alone 100.0 10.9 89.1 71.5 66.4 6.6 21.9 19.2 0.7 2.1
Hispanic (any race) 100.0 17.2 82.8 40.6 38.1 3.1 47.9 46.1 1.1 1.5

Region
 
Northeast
100.0 7.0 93.0 68.6 64.8 4.2 30.9 29.3 0.8 1.3
Midwest 100.0 6.3 93.7 69.7 65.2 4.9 30.9 29.1 1.0 1.9
South 100.0 12.3 87.7 59.0 54.4 5.0 35.4 31.1 0.9 4.4
West 100.0 11.2 88.8 61.3 56.1 6.0 33.6 30.7 0.6 3.0

Nativity
 
Native
100.0 9.0 91.0 64.2 59.6 5.2 33.4 30.4 0.8 3.1
Foreign-born 100.0 32.4 67.6 41.9 38.2 3.9 27.9 26.7 0.5 0.7
 Naturalized citizen 100.0 10.3 89.7 71.6 67.0 6.5 22.4 20.5 0.5 1.6
Not a citizen 100.0 37.7 62.3 34.8 31.2 3.3 29.3 28.2 0.5 0.5

Family Status
 
In families
100.0 9.7 90.3 64.0 59.4 5.2 32.9 29.9 0.8 3.1

  Family type
 
  Married couple families
100.0 8.5 91.5 73.2 68.6 6.1 24.6 21.1 0.5 3.7
  Male householder, no spouse present 100.0 16.1 83.9 52.2 47.0 4.1 38.8 36.8 1.2 2.2
  Female householder, no spouse present 100.0 11.4 88.6 39.8 35.5 2.8 56.1 54.2 1.6 1.5

  Family income
 
  Less than $25,000
100.0 15.2 84.8 20.4 17.1 2.7 70.4 68.8 1.7 1.6
  25,000-$49,999 100.0 13.9 86.1 48.9 43.8 4.5 45.5 42.4 1.3 3.3
  50,000-$74,999 100.0 8.9 91.1 76.7 71.4 6.2 21.7 18.4 0.5 3.5
  75,000 or more 100.0 4.6 95.4 90.0 85.5 6.4 10.9 7.4 0.2 3.5

  Family Reference Person - Work Experience
 
  Worked during year
100.0 8.6 91.4 69.8 65.4 5.2 28.1 25.3 0.7 2.9
    Full time 100.0 8.4 91.6 72.7 68.5 5.1 25.4 22.6 0.5 2.9
    Part time 100.0 9.6 90.4 54.8 49.3 5.9 42.1 39.1 1.5 2.8
 
  Did not work
100.0 13.8 86.2 41.3 36.4 4.8 51.6 48.1 1.3 3.7

  Number of Family Workers Age 18-64
 
  None
100.0 14.5 85.5 20.8 15.7 3.6 70.1 67.6 1.8 2.8
  One 100.0 10.9 89.1 54.9 50.0 5.0 41.3 38.4 1.1 3.0
  Two or more 100.0 7.9 92.1 78.2 74.0 5.5 20.3 17.1 0.5 3.1
 
In unrelated sub-families
100.0 18.9 81.1 36.7 31.7 3.3 49.5 48.3 1.5 1.0
Unrelated individuals 100.0 21.9 78.1 32.4 26.2 2.3 49.2 47.7 2.6 0.5

Race Footnotes


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