Change Indicator

Adults living in households with children who lack health insurance by race and ethnicity in United States

  • Detailed
  • Sort / Rank

Definition and Source



The percentage of adults living in households with children birth to age 17 who reported that they currently do not have health insurance. Adults were classified as uninsured if they did not report any private health insurance coverage or public health plan coverage at the time of the interview. Adults were also classified as uninsured if they had only Indian Health Service coverage. Only respondents who provided a valid response are included.

Racial and ethnic groups represented in this table are not mutually exclusive. The white category includes only non-Hispanic white. The categories of Black or African American, Asian, two or more races and other race include both Hispanic and non-Hispanic. Those in the Hispanic or Latino category include those identified as being of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin. American Indian or Alaska Native, Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian are included in the other race category.

Data Source

Population Reference Bureau analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau, Household Pulse Survey, 2020-2022


Updated December 2022
S - Estimates suppressed when the effective sample size is less than 30 or the 90% confidence interval is greater than 30 percentage points or 1.3 times the estimate.
Item nonresponse increased substantially between Phase 1 (April 23, 2020-July 21, 2020) and Phase 2 (August 19, 2020-October 26, 2020). The potential bias due to item nonresponse errors has not been evaluated.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at Adults living in households with children who lack health insurance by race and ethnicity.

Last Updated

December 2022