Table 6.

Adjusted* Odds Ratios (95% CI) for Unmet/Delay, Limited Activities in the 6 Months Before Enrollment

Age Group
0–56–1011–1415–19
Unmet/delay MDref1.11 (0.61, 2.03)1.86 (1.05, 3.32)3.23§ (1.75, 5.95)
Unmet/delay emergency careref0.47 (0.06, 3.51)2.21 (0.46, 10.71)2.53 (0.44, 14.65)
Unmet/delay recommended careref0.21 (.05, 0.91)0.61 (0.20, 1.89)1.98 (0.71, 5.54)
Unmet/delay prescriptionref0.76 (0.33, 1.73)1.01 (0.45, 2.27)1.66 (0.73, 3.81)
Unmet/delay dentalref2.10 3.43§ 3.53§
Unmet/delay eyeref7.40 (2.14, 25.63)16.82§ (4.96, 57.05)21.11§ (6.11, 73.02)
Activities limited by lack of health insuranceref2.38 (0.95, 5.97)4.06 (1.68, 9.81)4.83§ (1.92, 12.12.10)
  • ref indicates reference category.

  • * Adjusted for length of time uninsured, number of children in family, race, maternal education, parental employment status, rural/urban residence, health indicators (ear, nose and throat infections, asthma, allergies, and overall health in 6 months before enrollment).

  • Odds ratio is statistically significant at the P < .05 level.

  • Odds ratio is statistically significant at the P< .005 level.

  • § Odds ratio is statistically significant at the P < .0005 level.