An estimated 39.7 million persons in the United States (15.2 percent) were without health insurance coverage during the entire 1994 calendar year. Among the poor, 11.1 million persons were without coverage. This was 29.1 percent of the poverty population.
This report presents data on the health insurance coverage status of persons in the United States during the 1994 calendar year. The data, which are shown by selected demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, as well as by State, were collected by the March 1995 Supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS). The CPS is a monthly nationwide survey of about 60,000 households conducted by the Census Bureau.