Foreign-born women without health insurance, by length of time in U.S. and race/ethnicity,* 2003 (vertical bar chart): Total: less than 5 years, 49.3%; 5-9 years, 46.6%; 10-14 years, 37.2%; 15 years and over, 20.3%. Non-Hispanic White: less than 5 years, 35.1%; 5-9 years, 15.0%; 10-14 years, 15.6%; 15 years and over, 9.5%. Non-Hispanic Black: less than 5 years, 61.7%; 5-9 years, 29.8%; 10-14 years, 27.3%; 15 years and over, 24.0%. Hispanic: less than 5 years, 64.5%; 5-9 years, 64.3%; 10-14 years, 52.5%; 15 years and over, 31.8%. Asian: less than 5 years, 24.8%; 5-9 years, 24.1%; 10-14 years, 18.6%; 15 years and over, 6.0%.

Source: Healthy Border 2010: An agenda for improving health on the United States-Mexico border. October 2003. Available from: http://www.borderhealth.org; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 2003. Hyattsville, MD: 2003.

*Percents are not age-adjusted; non-Hispanic women of other races are not shown due to small sample size.