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Table 41. Number and percentage of people not covered by health insurance, by sex, race/ethnicity, and age group: 2000 through 2009
 
Year and age group Total   Percent uninsured
Number uninsured
(in thousands)
Percent uninsured   Sex   Race/ethnicity
  Male Female   White Black Hispanic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native   Two or more races  
All persons                            
2000 38,426 13.7   14.9 12.7   9.1 18.1 32.6 17.3 24.7    
2001 39,760 14.1   15.4 12.9   9.4 18.1 32.8 17.5 24.7    
2002 42,019 14.7   16.2 13.2   10.1 19.4 31.9 17.9 25.9   12.6  
2003 43,404 15.1   16.4 13.7   10.5 18.8 32.3 18.3 25.5   15.2  
2004 43,498 14.9   16.5 13.4   10.5 18.6 31.8 15.9 26.3   14.4  
2005 44,815 15.3   16.8 13.8   10.7 18.7 32.3 17.3 29.1   12.3  
2006 46,995 15.8   17.5 14.2   10.8 20.1 34.1 15.6 30.5   14.4  
2007 45,657 15.3   16.7 13.9   10.4 19.3 32.1 16.5 27.1   12.5  
2008 46,340 15.4   17.0 13.8   10.8 19.0 30.7 17.5 25.9   13.2  
2009 50,674 16.7   18.4 15.0   12.0 20.8 32.4 17.1 26.7   11.6  
                             
14 to 17 years old                            
2000 2,079 13.0   12.6 13.4   7.7 16.8 31.6 12.6 22.0    
2001 2,131 13.1   13.0 13.1   7.6 16.7 30.9 13.7 28.7    
2002 2,142 12.8   13.2 12.3   8.1 16.0 28.1 16.1 27.8   6.9 !
2003 2,136 12.4   12.0 12.8   8.0 16.2 24.9 16.9 18.1 ! 11.4  
2004 2,123 12.2   12.4 12.0   7.9 14.9 25.7 12.9 20.2   13.0  
2005 2,246 12.8   12.7 12.8   8.2 15.1 26.7 15.4 20.0   8.2  
2006 2,284 13.0   13.1 12.9   8.1 16.5 26.3 14.7 23.8   10.5  
2007 2,180 12.4   12.4 12.5   8.1 14.0 25.0 13.6 20.9 ! 9.6  
2008 2,067 12.0   12.3 11.7   8.2 13.0 22.1 13.9 20.7   14.3  
2009 1,984 11.7   11.6 11.7   7.6 14.2 21.7 14.4 21.2   6.2  
                             
18 to 24 years old                            
2000 7,203 26.9   29.4 24.3   18.8 32.0 49.0 30.2 46.3    
2001 7,402 27.1   30.1 24.1   19.5 32.4 48.7 27.0 41.0    
2002 7,863 28.7   32.0 25.2   21.8 34.1 48.1 29.5 44.4   25.6  
2003 8,121 29.2   32.0 26.3   22.1 33.2 50.2 32.2 40.9   26.1  
2004 8,247 29.4   33.0 25.9   22.5 32.0 51.0 29.3 39.1   31.9  
2005 8,201 29.3   32.6 26.0   22.7 33.2 50.2 28.1 47.0   24.0  
2006 8,323 29.3   32.4 26.1   21.8 34.7 51.0 25.8 43.3   30.4  
2007 7,991 28.1   30.1 26.2   21.8 32.2 47.1 26.4 48.9   24.4  
2008 8,200 28.6   32.3 24.8   22.5 33.8 44.9 30.7 38.8   28.1  
2009 8,923 30.4   33.0 27.8   23.9 36.2 47.7 29.5 43.9   23.1  
— Not available.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
NOTE: Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Prior to 2002, respondents of two or more races were required to select a single race category.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), March and Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2001–10.

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