Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018

Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018
Title:
Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018
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Description

The U.S. Census Bureau provides the health services community and American citizens a yearly report to statistics on a year to year basis in health insurance coverage and routinely improves upon the information through better question design and updates to the processing system. If you are engaged in the insurance business or in the study thereof, this report will be a foundation statistical resource.

Highlights of the 2018 report, according to the Census Bureau are:

  • In 2018, 8.5 percent of people, or 27.5 million, did not have health insurance at any point
  • The percentage of people with health insurance coverage for all or part of 2018 was 91.5 percent, lower than the rate in 2017 (92.1 percent)
  • In 2018, private health insurance coverage continued to be more prevalent than public coverage, covering 67.3 percent of the population and 34.4 percent of the population
  • Between 2017 and 2018, the percentage of people with public coverage decreased 0.4 percentage points
  • The percentage of people with private coverage or any of the three subtypes of private coverage (employment-based, direct purchase, and TRICARE) did not statistically change between 2017 and 2018
  • The percentage of uninsured children under the age of 19 increased by 0.6 percentage

The report provides a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the nation’s health insurance condition including types of coverage, the quality of insurance, with breakouts for states and key demographics thus providing health professionals with a foundational overview of the health insurance coverage across America. Charts, figures, and data point comparisons and changes from previous years’ health data is shown through select colorful graphs.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1

What Is Health Insurance Coverage? 1

Highlights  2

Calendar-Year Coverage in 2018  3

Change in Coverage Between 2017 and 2018  3

Coverage at the Time of Interview 4

Health Insurance Coverage During the Calendar Year 5

Health Insurance Coverage by Age  7

Children Without Health Insurance Coverage  9

Health Insurance Coverage by Selected Social and Economic Characteristics 9

Health Insurance Coverage by Household Income and Income-to-Poverty Ratio  11

Health Insurance Coverage by Selected Demographic Characteristics 15

State Estimates of Health Insurance Coverage  16

Health Insurance Coverage in the American Community Survey  17

More Information About Health Insurance Coverage 21

Additional Data and Contacts 21

State and Local Estimates of Health Insurance Coverage 21

Comments  21

Sources of Estimates 21

Statistical Accuracy  21

TEXT TABLES

Table 1. Number and Percentage of People by Type of Health Insurance: 2017 and 2018  3

Table 2. Percentage of People by Type of Health Insurance Coverage by Age: 2017 and 2018 6

Table 3. Percentage of People by Type of Health Insurance Coverage for Selected Ages and Characteristics: 2017 and 2018 10

Table 4. Percentage of People by Type of Health Insurance Coverage by Household Income and Income-to-Poverty Ratio: 2017 and 2018  12

Table 5. Percentage of People by Type of Health Insurance Coverage by Selected Demographic Characteristics: 2017 and 2018  14

Table 6. Number and Percentage of People Without Health Insurance Coverage by State: 2017 and 2018 19

Audience

 Healthcare researchers, physicians, nurses, statisticians, healthcare workers including emergency medicine clinic workers, hospital staffers, and administrators along with health policy analysts and federal, state and community level lawmakers may be interested in this report.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$8.00
International Price:
$11.20
Publisher:
Commerce Dept., Census Bureau
Author:
  • Berchek, Edward R.
Key Phrases:
  • Current Population Reports, P60-267
  • Health Insurance
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Record Creation Date:
08/27/2019
Last Status Update:
10/07/2019
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