2013 CFED Scorecard

Financial Assets & Income

Outcome Measures

Income Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty by Race

Asset Poverty by Gender

Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Liquid Asset Poverty Rate

Liquid Asset Poverty by Race

Liquid Asset Poverty by Gender

Liquid Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Extreme Asset Poverty Rate

Net Worth

Net Worth by Race

Net Worth by Income

Net Worth by Gender

Net Worth by Family Structure

Unbanked Households

Underbanked Households

Households with Savings Accounts

Consumers with Subprime Credit

Borrowers 90+ Days Overdue

Average Credit Card Debt

Bankruptcy Rate

Policy Priorities

Tax Credits for Working Families

State IDA Program Support

Lifting Asset Limits in Public Benefit Programs

Protections from Predatory Short-Term Loans

Additional Policies

Income Tax Threshold

Tax Burden by Income

Prize-Linked Savings

Paperless Payday

Trend Indicators

Change in Net Worth

Change in Asset Poverty

Change in Liquid Asset Poverty

Change in Consumers with Subprime Credit

Change in Average Credit Card Debt

Businesses & Jobs

Housing & Homeownership

Health Care

Education

CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

Uninsured by Gender

Reports & Graphics

Definition

Ratio of uninsured rate of the male non-elderly population to the female non-elderly population, 2011.

The ratio is calculated by dividing the higher value by the lower value, i.e. uninsured rate of the male population by uninsured rate of the female population.

A ratio of 1 indicates perfect equality; the higher the ratio, the greater the inequality. For example, the uninsured rate of men in Connecticut is 1.5 times higher than for women.

Description

The uninsured are often one serious illness or accident away from financial insecurity, and men are more likely to be at risk due to a lack of health insurance. A factor in the disparity may be that men, particularly those without children, generally do not qualify for public benefit programs. This measure provides an indication of the disparity in the rate of being uninsured between men and women. In all states, men are uninsured at a rate higher than women. For example, in Vermont, men lack health insurance at almost twice the rate of women (10% and 6%, respectively). 

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Uninsured by Gender

StateUninsured Rate,
Male (%)
Uninsured Rate,
Female (%)
RatioRank
United States  18.7%  15.8%  1.19   
Alabama  17.6%  15.5%  1.13  12 
Alaska  23.9%  19.5%  1.23  31 
Arizona  22.0%  17.7%  1.24  33 
Arkansas  20.9%  18.9%  1.10 
California  22.1%  18.4%  1.20  28 
Colorado  18.8%  15.1%  1.24  34 
Connecticut  12.0%  8.2%  1.46  49 
Delaware  12.6%  9.3%  1.35  44 
District of Columbia  9.1%  6.4%  1.41  47 
Florida  26.9%  23.1%  1.17  21 
Georgia  23.2%  20.5%  1.14  14 
Hawaii  9.6%  6.7%  1.43  48 
Idaho  19.6%  18.3%  1.07 
Illinois  16.6%  13.0%  1.28  39 
Indiana  17.6%  15.5%  1.14  15 
Iowa  11.2%  9.5%  1.19  27 
Kansas  15.3%  13.4%  1.14  13 
Kentucky  17.4%  15.8%  1.10 
Louisiana  20.6%  19.2%  1.07 
Maine  14.3%  11.0%  1.30  40 
Maryland  13.4%  10.1%  1.33  42 
Massachusetts  5.9%  3.9%  1.51  50 
Michigan  15.2%  12.0%  1.26  37 
Minnesota  11.5%  8.7%  1.32  41 
Mississippi  21.6%  19.1%  1.13  11 
Missouri  16.7%  15.0%  1.12 
Montana  22.5%  20.1%  1.12 
Nebraska  14.1%  12.1%  1.16  20 
Nevada  26.4%  23.0%  1.15  19 
New Hampshire  12.7%  11.4%  1.11 
New Jersey  16.4%  13.4%  1.22  30 
New Mexico  24.5%  20.9%  1.17  23 
New York  15.1%  11.0%  1.37  46 
North Carolina  20.1%  17.4%  1.15  18 
North Dakota  12.6%  10.0%  1.25  36 
Ohio  15.2%  12.3%  1.23  32 
Oklahoma  22.7%  20.3%  1.12  10 
Oregon  19.5%  17.0%  1.15  17 
Pennsylvania  13.1%  10.5%  1.25  35 
Rhode Island  14.4%  10.8%  1.33  43 
South Carolina  21.0%  17.9%  1.17  24 
South Dakota  14.7%  12.9%  1.14  16 
Tennessee  18.8%  14.9%  1.26  38 
Texas  26.4%  24.4%  1.08 
Utah  18.1%  15.3%  1.18  25 
Vermont  9.6%  5.9%  1.64  51 
Virginia  15.4%  12.9%  1.20  29 
Washington  17.4%  14.8%  1.18  26 
West Virginia  18.0%  17.4%  1.04 
Wisconsin  11.8%  8.8%  1.35  45 
Wyoming  18.8%  16.1%  1.17  22 

Source

2011 American Community Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2012.

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