Americans Without Health Insurance by Characteristic, 2012

The following table lists the percent of Americans without health insurance for 2012 by characteristic, including age, race and ethnicity, region, nativity, and work status.

Characteristic Percent
Total 15.4%
Family status  
In families 14.2
Householder 14.7
Related children under 18 8.8
Related children under 6 8.3
In unrelated subfamilies 23.2
Unrelated individual 20.7
Race and ethnicity  
White 14.7
White, Non-Hispanic 11.1
Black 19.0
Asian 15.1
Hispanic1 29.1
Age  
Under 18 years 8.9
19 to 25 years 27.2
26 to 34 years 27.2
35 to 44 years 21.1
45 to 64 years 16.2
65 years and over 1.5
Nativity  
Native 13.0
Foreign born 32.0
Naturalized citizen 18.3
Not a citizen 43.4
Region  
Northeast 10.8
Midwest 11.9
South 18.6
West 17.0
Work Status  
All workers 19.5
Worked full-time 15.5
Less than full-time 27.7
Did not work at least one week 25.8
1. Hispanics may be of any race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013.

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Percent of Americans Without Health Insurance by Characteristic: 2012

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