Country: United States
Survey Organization: Princeton Survey Research Associates
Field Dates: August 18, 2005–January 5, 2006
Sample: Nationally representative sample of adults age 19 and older, with an oversample of low-income families and 951 Americans age 65 and older
Sample Size: 4,350
Interview Method: Telephone
While America's uninsured crisis disproportionately affects lower-income working families, moderate-class Americans are increasingly going without health coverage as well. Two of five working-age Americans with annual incomes between $20,000 and $40,000 were uninsured for at least part of the past year. This represents a dramatic and rapid rise from 2001, when just over one-quarter of this group was uninsured.
To read the survey questions, download the questionnaire at right. A chartpack and analysis of the survey findings are also available at right.
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