The Uninsured in the March 1998 Current Population Survey: Charts from Tabulations by ASPE. Income and Poverty

07/08/2004

  • Persons with low family incomes were also likely to lack health insurance in 1997. The probability of being uninsured fell as income rose. Still, 68% of persons in poverty had some insurance.
  • Seven percent of persons with incomes over five times the poverty line were uninsured.