Uninsured Moderate-Income Children: The Impact of Parent Employment on Access to Employer Coverage


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation


Research Area: Health

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


This brief focuses on moderate-income families and examines how family income and the types of jobs that parents have differs depending on whether the child is uninsured or privately insured. Uninsured children are significantly more likely to have parents who earn lower wages and have the types of jobs with lower rates of employer coverage.