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Lacking Health Insurance
Based on BRFSS indicators (baseline data from 1989-94)
[see definition]

PERCENTAGE LACKING HEALTH INSURANCE
by race/ethnicity, gender & age,
Oregon BRFSS, 1991-1994

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                     NO HEALTH CARE        TOTAL
                      wgt percent       respondents
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ALL RACES/ETHNIC GROUPS
Total                     17%               12406
Male                      19%                5398
Female                    15%                7008
18-34 years               27%                3617
35-64 years               14%                6277
Race/Ethnicity
WHITE***
Total                     16%               11537
Male                      18%                5006
Female                    14%                6531
18-34 years               27%                3220
35-64 years               13%                5861
ASIAN***
Total                     20%                 190
Male                      26%                  86
Female                    14%                 104
18-34 years               19%                  94
35-64 years               22%                  86
AFRICAN AMERICAN***
Total                     24%                 125
Male                      29%                  54
Female                    19%                  71
18-34 years               22%                  60
35-64 years               29%                  58
AMERICAN INDIAN***
Total                     27%                 167
Male                      31%                  81
Female                    22%                  86
18-34 years               35%                  67
35-64 years               20%                  85
HISPANIC***
Total                     29%                 387
Male                      29%                 171
Female                    28%                 216
18-34 years               35%                 176
35-64 years               20%                 187
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  *Estimate may be unreliable: <5 resp. with condition.
 **Estimate may be unreliable: <50 respondents.
***Hispanics include all races; other groups
   are non-Hispanic only.