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Table 1:

Who Are the Uninsured?

(2001; Numbers in Millions)

 

 

 

 

Characteristic

Population

Uninsured

% Uninsured

 

 

 

 

All People

282.1

41.2

14.6%

Native-born

249.6

30.4

12.2%

Foreign-born

32.5

10.8

33.4%

Foreign-born by selected characteristics:

 

 

 

Naturalized citizen

12.0

2.1

17.2%

Not a citizen

20.5

8.8

42.9%

Hispanic

15.1

7.3

48.3%

Non-Hispanic

17.4

3.6

20.5%

Wage/salary for primary earner

 

 

 

No wage earner

3.7

0.9

24.8%

Under $7/hr.

4.0

2.4

60.5%

$7-$15/hr.

12.2

5.2

42.2%

$15-$25/hr.

6.6

1.5

23.2%

More than $25/hr.

5.9

0.8

13.8%

 

 

 

 

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), March 2002.

All people:  Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type of Coverage by Selected Characteristics: 2001

Foreign-born: Characteristics of the Uninsured: Immigrants

Note: Percents based on unrounded population numbers.

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.