Table 1.

Sample size and U.S. population estimatesa for adults aged 50 to 75, NHIS 2000–2008

 2000200320052008
nNnNnNnN
Overall10,04160,120,5569,92866,367,94810,73370,151,7887,77676,763,249
Race/ethnicity
NH white7,23347,913,6787,13952,543,6437,63954,401,7065,23657,922,863
NH black1,3055,569,4191,2586,391,6921,4296,957,2141,1657,957,136
Hispanic1,1864,399,1161,2185,151,2111,2375,654,6809116,728,265
NH Asian2051,547,0482021,589,6872832,210,8073292,949,205
Education
>HS4,39227,615,8424,73433,165,2785,44236,643,5844,12742,405,243
HS graduate3.08819,204,5412,99520,652,4093,23221,813,7782,25922,310,729
<HS2,43312,514,5022,02611,374,2061,93010,849,4881,33211,400,937
Family income (% FPL)
500%+2,79819,670,5412,75421,676,9323,18824,234,3102,38927,674,983
400%–<500%9926,411,0531,0147,198,8021,0477,330,0347618,130,622
300%–<400%1,2597,901,9101,3018,962,1111,4639,929,0251,05710,825,327
200%–<300%1,74710,360,4481,69811,189,6661,72710,961,0881,21911,510,251
<200%3,24515,776,6043,16217,340,4373,30917,697,3312,34918,622,066
Time in the United States
Born in United States8,74853,500,9598,57958,696,8639,24761,359,5596,58866,551,312
Immigrant, in United States 10+ years1,0315,170,9831,1646,505,1031,3007,605,1971,0739,145,404
Immigrant, in United States <10 years134776,187137892,854142928,52090835,973
Health insurance—ages 50–64
Private non-HMO2,86219,663,3493,19224,057,1103,62726,505,4222,64329,692,875
Private HMO1,91012,199,1531,64811,612,0871,65711,652,50799210,182,499
Public8133,947,8109755,429,7481,0465,734,1119158,149,749
Uninsured8864,627,7439405,486,9601,0416,126,6227186,930,625
Health insurance—ages 65–75
Medicare + private1,94411,631,5601,69311,517,4821,70010,864,4741,19511,513,029
Medicare HMO5973,128,6783511,978,7353962,263,6773292,572,604
Medicare, no supplemental5162,614,2595403,190,1646934,032,0795594,565,195
Medicaid, military, and other government3861,607,4144822,499,0114782,456,4283672,649,194
Uninsured or Medicare Part A only87458,55369359,87562365,18947345,054
Has usual source of care
Yes (excluding ER)9,13755,174,7249,03861,025,9099,71864,039,0527,00869,503,281
No8384,622,5958144,850,9479075,463,2966616,266,798
# Physician visits in past year
2 or more7,24943,606,9247,27248,865,3337,78851,105,8295,66955,837,224
11,3348,357,9171,2368,586,3911,4789,896,2851,04210,766,323
None1,2967,276,4141,2367,770,9131,2467,869,4368888,583,344

NOTE: n = sample size; N = U.S. population estimate.

  • aFor the U.S. civilian and noninstitutionalized population.