Quick Statistics on the Uninsured in Texas and the U.S.

Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, Texas (2012)

  • Employer - 45%
  • Other private - 4%
  • Medicaid - 15%
  • Medicare - 10%
  • Other public - 1%
  • Uninsured - 24%

Health Insurance Coverage of Nonelderly (0-64) Population, Texas (2012)

  • Employer -50%
  • Other private - 4%
  • Medicaid - 16%
  • Other public - 3%
  • Uninsured - 27%

Facts

  • 30% of children live in poverty in Texas
  • 20% of adults (19-64)live in poverty in Texas
  • 16% of elderly live in poverty in Texas

Working age (19-64) Uninsured by Gender, Texas (2012)

  • Female -30%
  • Male - 33%

Nonelderly (ages 0-64) Uninsured by Family Work Status, Texas (2012)

  • At least 1 full time worker - 24%
  • Part time workers - 44%
  • Nonworkers- 34%
  • Total - 27%

Percent of Private Sector Establishments that Offer Health Insurance to Employees, 2012

  • Texas - 46.5%
  • U.S. - 50.1%

Comparison of Texas Uninsured Population to U.S. Uninsured Population

 

 

Texas Uninsured  

U.S. Uninsured  

     

Uninsured total population

24%

15%

     

Uninsured children

16%

9%

     

All adults uninsured, 19-64 years of age

32%

21%

     

Uninsured women
19-64

30%

19%

     

Uninsured men
19-64

33%

23%

     

Nonelderly uninsured- at least one full-time worker

24%

15%

     

Nonelderly uninsured by gender

Male - 52%
Female - 48%

Male - 53%
Female - 47%

     

Nonelderly uninsured by race/ethnicity

White - 24%
Black - 10%
Hispanic - 62%
Other - 4%

White - 45%
Black - 15%
Hispanic - 32%
Other - 8%

     

Uninsured rates for the nonelderly by age

Children 18 and under - 16%
Adults 19-64 - 32%

Children 18 and under - 9%
Adults 19-64 - 21%

     

Distribution of the nonelderly with employer coverage by age

Children 18 and under - 18%
Adults 19-64 - 81%

Children 18 and under - 15%
Adults 19-64 - 85%

Source: Kaiser State Health Facts, 2012


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