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Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage: 1997 - Table

Table 1. Percent of Persons Without Health Insurance Coverage Throughout the Year, by State and Two Largest Metropolitan Areas (CMSA): 1995 to 1997--Revised
1997 1996 1995
State/CMSA Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
United States 16.1 0.1 15.6 0.1 15.4 0.1
Alabama 15.5 0.8 12.9 0.8 13.5 0.8
Alaska 18.1 0.9 13.5 0.8 12.5 0.8
Arizona 24.5 0.9 24.1 0.9 20.4 0.9
Arkansas 24.4 1.0 21.7 0.9 17.9 0.9
California 21.5 0.4 20.1 0.4 20.6 0.4
Colorado 15.1 0.8 16.6 0.9 14.8 0.8
Connecticut 12.0 0.8 11.0 0.8 8.8 0.7
Delaware 13.1 0.9 13.4 0.9 15.7 0.9
District of Columbia 16.2 1.0 14.8 0.9 17.3 1.0
Florida 19.6 0.5 18.9 0.5 18.3 0.5
Georgia 17.6 0.8 17.8 0.8 17.9 0.8
Hawaii 7.5 0.7 8.6 0.7 8.9 0.7
Idaho 17.7 0.8 16.5 0.8 14.0 0.8
Illinois 12.4 0.4 11.3 0.4 11.0 0.4
Indiana 11.4 0.7 10.6 0.7 12.6 0.8
Iowa 12.0 0.8 11.6 0.7 11.3 0.7
Kansas 11.7 0.8 11.4 0.7 12.4 0.8
Kentucky 15.0 0.8 15.4 0.8 14.6 0.8
Louisiana 19.5 0.9 20.9 0.9 20.5 0.9
Maine 14.9 0.9 12.1 0.8 13.5 0.9
Maryland 13.4 0.8 11.4 0.8 15.3 0.9
Massachusetts 12.6 0.6 12.4 0.6 11.1 0.5
Michigan 11.6 0.5 8.9 0.4 9.7 0.4
Minnesota 9.2 0.7 10.2 0.7 8.0 0.6
Mississippi 20.1 0.9 18.5 0.9 19.7 0.9
Missouri 12.6 0.8 13.2 0.8 14.6 0.9
Montana 19.5 0.9 13.6 0.8 12.7 0.7
Nebraska 10.8 0.7 11.4 0.7 9.0 0.7
Nevada 17.5 0.9 15.6 0.9 18.7 1.0
New Hampshire 11.8 0.8 9.5 0.8 10.0 0.8
New Jersey 16.5 0.6 16.7 0.6 14.2 0.5
New Mexico 22.6 0.9 22.3 0.9 25.6 1.0
New York 17.5 0.4 17.0 0.4 15.2 0.4
North Carolina 15.5 0.6 16.0 0.6 14.3 0.6
North Dakota 15.2 0.8 9.8 0.7 8.3 0.6
Ohio 11.5 0.5 11.5 0.4 11.9 0.5
Oklahoma 17.8 0.8 17.0 0.8 19.2 0.9
Oregon 13.3 0.8 15.3 0.9 12.5 0.8
Pennsylvania 10.1 0.4 9.5 0.4 9.9 0.4
Rhode Island 10.2 0.8 9.9 0.8 12.9 0.9
South Carolina 16.8 0.9 17.1 0.9 14.6 0.9
South Dakota 11.8 0.7 9.5 0.7 9.4 0.7
Tennessee 13.6 0.8 15.2 0.8 14.8 0.8
Texas 24.5 0.5 24.3 0.5 24.5 0.5
Utah 13.4 0.7 12.0 0.7 11.7 0.7
Vermont 9.5 0.8 11.1 0.8 13.2 0.9
Virginia 12.6 0.7 12.5 0.7 13.5 0.8
Washington 11.4 0.8 13.5 0.8 12.4 0.8
West Virginia 17.2 0.8 14.9 0.8 15.3 0.8
Wisconsin 8.0 0.6 8.4 0.6 7.3 0.6
Wyoming 15.5 0.8 13.5 0.8 15.9 0.9
Los Angeles CMSA 24.9 0.5 23.9 0.5 24.8 0.5
New York CMSA 18.8 0.4 18.6 0.4 16.1 0.3


Table 1. Percent of Persons Without Health Insurance Coverage Throughout the Year, by State and Two Largest Metropolitan Areas (CMSA): 1995 to 1997--Revised
3-year average 2-year moving averages
1995-1997 1996-1997 1995-1996
State/CMSA Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
United States 15.7 0.1 15.9 0.1 15.5 0.1
Alabama 14.0 0.5 14.2 0.6 13.2 0.6
Alaska 14.7 0.6 15.8 0.7 13.0 0.6
Arizona 23.0 0.6 24.3 0.7 22.3 0.7
Arkansas 21.3 0.6 23.1 0.8 19.8 0.7
California 20.7 0.3 20.8 0.3 20.4 0.3
Colorado 15.5 0.6 15.9 0.7 15.7 0.7
Connecticut 10.6 0.5 11.5 0.6 9.9 0.6
Delaware 14.1 0.6 13.3 0.7 14.6 0.7
District of Columbia 16.1 0.7 15.5 0.8 16.1 0.8
Florida 18.9 0.3 19.3 0.4 18.6 0.4
Georgia 17.8 0.5 17.7 0.6 17.9 0.6
Hawaii 8.3 0.5 8.1 0.6 8.8 0.6
Idaho 16.1 0.5 17.1 0.6 15.3 0.6
Illinois 11.6 0.3 11.9 0.3 11.2 0.3
Indiana 11.5 0.5 11.0 0.6 11.6 0.6
Iowa 11.6 0.5 11.8 0.6 11.5 0.6
Kansas 11.8 0.5 11.6 0.6 11.9 0.6
Kentucky 15.0 0.5 15.2 0.6 15.0 0.6
Louisiana 20.3 0.6 20.2 0.7 20.7 0.7
Maine 13.5 0.6 13.5 0.7 12.8 0.7
Maryland 13.4 0.6 12.4 0.6 13.4 0.7
Massachusetts 12.0 0.4 12.5 0.5 11.8 0.4
Michigan 10.1 0.3 10.3 0.4 9.3 0.3
Minnesota 9.1 0.5 9.7 0.6 9.1 0.5
Mississippi 19.4 0.6 19.3 0.7 19.1 0.7
Missouri 13.5 0.6 12.9 0.6 13.9 0.7
Montana 15.3 0.5 16.6 0.7 13.2 0.6
Nebraska 10.4 0.5 11.1 0.6 10.2 0.6
Nevada 17.3 0.6 16.6 0.7 17.2 0.8
New Hampshire 10.4 0.5 10.7 0.6 9.8 0.6
New Jersey 15.8 0.4 16.6 0.5 15.5 0.4
New Mexico 23.5 0.6 22.5 0.7 24.0 0.8
New York 16.6 0.3 17.3 0.3 16.1 0.3
North Carolina 15.3 0.4 15.8 0.5 15.2 0.5
North Dakota 11.1 0.5 12.5 0.6 9.1 0.5
Ohio 11.6 0.3 11.5 0.4 11.7 0.4
Oklahoma 18.0 0.6 17.4 0.6 18.1 0.7
Oregon 13.7 0.6 14.3 0.7 13.9 0.7
Pennsylvania 9.8 0.3 9.8 0.3 9.7 0.3
Rhode Island 11.0 0.6 10.1 0.6 11.4 0.7
South Carolina 16.2 0.6 17.0 0.7 15.9 0.7
South Dakota 10.2 0.5 10.7 0.6 9.5 0.6
Tennessee 14.5 0.5 14.4 0.6 15.0 0.6
Texas 24.4 0.3 24.4 0.4 24.4 0.4
Utah 12.4 0.5 12.7 0.6 11.9 0.6
Vermont 11.3 0.6 10.3 0.6 12.2 0.7
Virginia 12.9 0.5 12.6 0.6 13.0 0.6
Washington 12.4 0.5 12.5 0.6 13.0 0.6
West Virginia 15.8 0.5 16.1 0.6 15.1 0.6
Wisconsin 7.9 0.4 8.2 0.5 7.9 0.5
Wyoming 15.0 0.6 14.5 0.6 14.7 0.7
Los Angeles CMSA 24.5 0.3 24.4 0.4 24.4 0.4
New York CMSA 17.8 0.3 18.7 0.3 17.4 0.3


Table 1. Percent of Persons Without Health Insurance Coverage Throughout the Year, by State and Two Largest Metropolitan Areas (CMSA): 1995 to 1997--Revised
Difference in 2-year moving averages 1996-97 less 1995-96
State/CMSA Percent Standard Error
United States *0.4 0.1
Alabama *1.0 0.6
Alaska *2.8 0.6
Arizona *2.0 0.6
Arkansas *3.3 0.7
California 0.4 0.3
Colorado 0.1 0.6
Connecticut *1.6 0.5
Delaware -1.3 0.6
District of Columbia -0.5 0.7
Florida *0.7 0.4
Georgia -0.1 0.6
Hawaii -0.7 0.5
Idaho *1.9 0.6
Illinois 0.7 0.3
Indiana -0.6 0.5
Iowa 0.3 0.5
Kansas -0.4 0.6
Kentucky 0.2 0.6
Louisiana -0.5 0.6
Maine 0.7 0.6
Maryland -1.0 0.6
Massachusetts 0.8 0.4
Michigan *1.0 0.3
Minnesota 0.6 0.5
Mississippi 0.2 0.6
Missouri *-1.0 0.6
Montana 3.4 0.6
Nebraska *0.9 0.5
Nevada -0.6 0.7
New Hampshire 0.9 0.6
New Jersey *1.1 0.4
New Mexico *-1.5 0.7
New York *1.1 0.3
North Carolina 0.6 0.4
North Dakota *3.5 0.5
Ohio -0.2 0.4
Oklahoma -0.7 0.6
Oregon 0.4 0.6
Pennsylvania 0.1 0.3
Rhode Island *-1.4 0.6
South Carolina *1.1 0.6
South Dakota *1.2 0.5
Tennessee -0.6 0.6
Texas - -
Utah *0.8 0.5
Vermont *-1.8 0.6
Virginia -0.4 0.5
Washington -0.5 0.6
West Virginia *0.9 0.6
Wisconsin 0.3 0.4
Wyoming -0.2 0.6
Los Angeles CMSA 0.1 0.4
New York CMSA *1.4 0.3

*Statistically significant at the 90-percent confidence level.

-Represents or rounds to zero.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of the Census, March 1996, 1997, and 1998 Current Population Surveys.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Health Insurance |  Last Revised: July 07, 2010