December 2006 Values Update Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


NOHLTHC

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Over the past 12 months, has there been a time when you have been unable to afford necessary health care for yourself or a family member, or not?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 25.8% 25.8%
No 73.8% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 25.0% 35.3% 28.9% 28.4% 24.4% 12.2% 26.1%
No 74.9% 64.7% 71.1% 71.1% 75.6% 86.5% 73.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 1.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 22.3% 29.1% 25.8%
No 77.2% 70.6% 73.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Yes 37.9% 32.8% 24.6% 11.6% 25.9%
No 61.4% 66.9% 75.3% 88.2% 73.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.3% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 13.6% 28.9% 29.5% 25.4%
No 86.2% 70.8% 70.0% 74.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 21.6% 41.8% 32.6% 25.8%
No 78.0% 58.2% 67.4% 74.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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