Database: See how many workers in your profession don't have health insurance

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 - 8:35 am
Last Modified: Friday, May. 4, 2012 - 9:40 am

Roughly 20 percent of Californians don't have health insurance. About half of the state's uninsured adults work a full-time job.

This database shows the number of California adults under 65 without health insurance during 2008 for nearly every profession, according to new U.S. Census numbers. Only those who work 30 or more hours a week are included. Pick a sector and/or profession to see how many California workers in that field don't have health insurance.

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California professions that have the most workers without health insurance, 2008 Above chart includes only full-time workers and professions with more than 3,000 California workers.

Notes: The source of these numbers is the U.S. Census Bureau's 2008 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample. Since data is based on sampling, it's at its most reliable when there are a large number of workers in a chosen field. In other words, data shown for professions with very few workers, say, for instance, Radiation Therapists, should be taken with a grain of salt.

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