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Parents without health insurance in United States

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Definition and Source



Parents who are not covered by any health insurance. Parents include those adults who live with at least one of their own children under age 18. 

The data are based on health insurance coverage at the time of the survey; interviews are conducted throughout the calendar year. 

Data Source

Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021 American Community Survey.


Updated December 2022.
S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.
N.A. – Data not available.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at
Parents without health insurance.

Last Updated

December 2022