Survey Data on Health Insurance Coverage for 2013 and 2014. Appendix 1: National Health Interview Survey (nhis): Additional Information on Correlates of Uninsurance in 2013 and Early 2014

10/31/2014

Table A-1. Estimated Percentage Uninsured, January-December 2013 and January-March 2014, Under 65 Only

Group January- December 2013 (%) January- March 2014 (%) Change (%)
Total Population 16.6 15.2 -1.4*
By Region
New England 8.1 6.8 -1.3
Middle Atlantic 12.4 12.0 -0.4
East North Central 13.2 10.8 -2.4*
West North Central 12.3 11.8 -0.5
South Atlantic 20.9 18.1 -2.8
East South Central 15.0 15.8 0.8
West South Central 21.9 23.3 1.4
Mountain 18.7 17.4 -1.3
Pacific 18.7 15.5 -3.2*
By Employment Status**
Employed 18.4 16.3 -2.1*
Not Employed 47.7 46.4 -1.3
Not in Workforce 19.4 17.5 -1.9
By Marital Status**
Married 15.1 13.8 -1.3
Widowed 21.0 23.7 2.7
Divorced/Separated 24.5 23.1 -1.4
Living with Partner 31.8 31.1 -0.7
Never Married 25.9 21.8 -4.1*
By State Medicaid Expansion Status
Expanded 14.9 13.0 -1.9*
Did Not Expand 18.4 17.7 -0.7
By State Marketplace Type
Federally-facilitated Marketplace 17.9 16.9 -1.0
State Partnership Marketplace 14.2 10.5 -3.7*
State-Based Marketplace 15.2 14.0 -1.2

* Change is statistically significant at the .05 level.

** Consists of persons ages of 18-64 years only.

Notes:

States moving forward with Medicaid expansion include AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, HI, IL, IA, KY, MD, MA, MI, MN, NV, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, RI, VT, WA, and WV (as of October 31, 2013).

States not moving forward with Medicaid expansion include AL, AK, FL, GA, ID, IN, KS, LA, ME, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NC, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, and WY (as of October 31, 2013).

Federally Facilitated Marketplace states are AL, AK, AZ, FL, GA, IN, KS, LA, ME, MS, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, and WY (as of October 31, 2013).

Partnership Marketplace states are AR, DE, IL, IA, MI, NH, and WV (as of October 31, 2013).

State-based Marketplace states are CA, CO, CT, DC, HI, ID, KY, MD, MA, MN, NV, NM, NY, OR, RI, VT, and WA (as of October 31, 2013).

Sources: ASPE calculations from Robin A. Cohen and Michael E. Martinez, Health insurance coverage: Early release of estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January–March 2014. National Center for Health Statistics. September 2014 (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201406.pdf, accessed October 27, 2014) and Robin A. Cohen and Michael E. Martinez, Health insurance coverage: Early release of estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2013. National Center for Health Statistics. June 2014 (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201406.pdf, accessed October 27, 2014).

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