HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE STATUS AND TYPE OF COVERAGE
(In Thousands)
Nebraska - 1987 to 2007                
    Covered   Private   Government
Year Total Population Number Percent of Population   Number Percent of Population   Medicaid Medicare Military
1987 1,614 1,459 90.4% 1,332 82.5% 95 219 87
1988 1,600 1,439 89.9% 1,279 79.9% 101 237 96
1989 1,602 1,440 89.9% 1,275 79.6% 102 210 92
1990 1,617 1,479 91.5% 1,333 82.4% 92 211 85
1991 1,664 1,527 91.8% 1,365 82.0% 99 216 110
1992 1,608 1,457 90.6% 1,279 79.5% 126 193 88
1993 1,644 1,449 88.1% 1,271 77.3% 129 220 100
1994 1,649 1,472 89.3% 1,314 79.7% 96 177 120
1995 1,653 1,504 91.0% 1,297 78.5% 134 224 103
1996 1,673 1,483 88.6% 1,273 76.1% 151 236 70
1997 1,662 1,482 89.2% 1,290 77.6% 156 242 67
1998 1,716 1,561 91.0% 1,368 79.7% 162 220 103
1999 1,659 1,492 89.2% 1,309 78.9% 125 213 100
2000 1,589 1,430 90.0% 1,224 77.0% 129 214 114
2001 1,683 1,523 90.5% 1,313 78.0% 151 222 109
2002 1,704 1,530 89.8% 1,312 77.0% 167 237 69
2003 1,727 1,532 88.7% 1,316 76.2% 152 216 83
2004 1,728 1,531 88.6% 1,308 75.7% 182 230 81
2005 1,766 1,558 88.2% 1,320 74.7% 178 240 104
2006 1,767 1,549 87.7% 1,326 75.0% 152 235 117
2007 1,753 1,552 88.5%   1,305 74.4%   165 213 83
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, 2009
Last Updated: 04/21/09
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov