The Uninsured in the March 1997 Current Population Survey. Marital Status (Persons Aged 18 or Older)


  • In 1996, unmarried persons had the highest probability of being uninsured.
  • Separated and never married persons had approximately equally high probabilities of being uninsured. Divorced persons were also more likely to be uninsured than married or widowed persons.
  • Only 6% of widowed persons were uninsured.