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Americans Without Health Insurance1 by Characteristic, 2006

Characteristic Percent
Total 15.8%
Family status  
In families 14.8
Householder 13.7
Related children under 18 11.4
Related children under 6 11.1
In unrelated subfamilies 25.0
Unrelated individual 20.7
Race and ethnicity  
White 14.9
Non-Hispanic 10.8
Black 20.5
Asian and Pacific Islander 15.5
Hispanic2 34.1
Age  
Under 18 years 11.7
18 to 24 years 29.3
25 to 34 years 26.9
35 to 44 years 18.8
45 to 64 years 14.2
65 years and over 1.5
Nativity  
Native 13.2
Foreign born 33.8
Naturalized citizen 16.4
Not a citizen 45.0
Region  
Northeast 12.3
Midwest 11.4
South 19.0
West 17.9
Household income  
Less than $25,000 24.9
$25,000 to $49,999 21.1
$50,000 to $74,999 14.4
$75,000 or more 8.5
1. For the entire year.
2. Hispanics may be of any race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2006.

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