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Table 1:

People Without Health Insurance by Nativity,

 Race, and Hispanic Origin, 2004 and 2005

 

Uninsured (in 1,000s)

Uninsurance Rate (%)

 

2004

2005

Increase

% Increase

2004

2005

Total

45,306

46,577

1,271

2.8%

15.6%

15.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nativity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Native

33,547

34,608

1,061

3.2%

13.1%

13.4%

Foreign-born

11,759

11,969

210

1.8%

33.4%

33.6%

   Naturalized citizen

2,290

2,482

192

8.4%

17.0%

17.9%

    Not a citizen

9,469

9,487

18

0.2%

43.6%

43.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race and Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

34,447

35,340

893

2.6%

14.7%

15.0%

    White, non-Hispanic

21,807

22,144

337

1.5%

11.2%

11.3%

Black

7,071

7,228

157

2.2%

19.3%

19.6%

Asian

2,016

2,257

241

12.0%

16.5%

17.9%

Hispanic (any race)

13,504

14,122

618

4.6%

32.3%

32.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Census Bureau, "Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2005,"

August 2006. Table 8.

 

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.