Archive for May, 2016

 May 20th 2016 - Written by: Suzan Reagan

Current Trends in NM Healthcare Insurance Coverage

In recent years, health insurance coverage has received a lot of attention. Since the implementation of the Affordable Health Care Act and the New Mexico Medicare Expansion there certainly have been many questions on the measurement of the impacts of these programs. The Census Bureau Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program data release of May 12, 2016 provides some indication of the increase coverage for health insurance in New Mexico. For 2014 the New Mexico uninsured rate was 17.1 percent for those under 65 years old. This represents a decrease of 4.8 percent from 21.9 percent in 2013. The New Mexico demographic details for those who are under 65 years of age for 2014 shows that Non-Hispanic White had a 10.6 percent uninsured rate which was a decrease of 3.2 percent from 2013. In New Mexico for Non-Hispanic Black the 2014 uninsured was 15.7 percent a decrease of 4.9… View Full Post

  Census, Health Care
  

 May 2nd 2016 - Written by: Suzan Reagan

NM Women Employment & Poverty Trends with CPS Table Creator

Recent years have seen frequent employment status shifts. These shifts have had an effect on men’s and women’s employment and poverty status. For many years in New Mexico, men’s and women’s percent of the labor force has been close to fifty-fifty, with women’s being slightly under and men’s being slightly higher.  In 2009, 2010, and 2012, using the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC), women’s percent of the labor force was above 48 percent. Since then, women’s percentages have slightly slipped down to 46.6 percent in 2015. New Mexico Civilian Labor Force Status (Numbers in Thousands) Year Total Population Male Female Civilian Labor Force Male Female 2009 1,978 970 1,008 930 478 452 2010 1,978 960 1,018 891 460 431 2011 2,034 990 1,044 889 468 421 2012 2,039 991 1,048 892 459 433 2013 2,067 1,022 1,046 949 500 449 2014 2,100 1,057 1,043 958 507… View Full Post

  Employment
  

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