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Financing Family Planning Services for Low-income Women: The Role of Public Programs

Appendix Table 1: Coverage of Low-Income Women of Reproductive Age, by State, 2015
State Estimated Number of Total Women Ages 15-49 (Thousands) Low-Income Women Ages 15-49
Estimated Number of Low-Income Women
(<200% FPL)
Share of Women Who are Low-Income Share of Low-Income Women Covered by Medicaid Share of Low-Income Women Who are Uninsured
United States 73,944 25,014 34% 39% 21%
Alabama 1,119 400 36% 28% 22%
Alaska 160 39 24% 44% 27%
Arizona 1,555 655 42% 50% 25%
Arkansas 658 257 39% 39% 21%
California 9,423 3,312 35% 48% 15%
Colorado 1,282 334 26% 36% 23%
Connecticut 825 236 29% 36% 19%
Delaware 212 62 29% 50% 10%
DC 201 60 30% 60% 7%
Florida 4,495 1,692 38% 33% 27%
Georgia 2,478 968 39% 37% 32%
Hawaii 304 79 26% 43% n/a
Idaho 367 121 33% 30% 27%
Illinois 2,946 924 31% 46% 14%
Indiana 1,485 524 35% 40% 23%
Iowa 675 215 32% 32% 18%
Kansas 650 218 33% 21% 25%
Kentucky 984 383 39% 45% n/a
Louisiana 1,088 431 40% 39% 19%
Maine 271 86 32% 64% n/a
Maryland 1,401 293 21% 43% 16%
Massachusetts 1,575 446 28% 54% 8%
Michigan 2,184 659 30% 49% 13%
Minnesota 1,230 276 22% 43% 12%
Mississippi 691 314 45% 33% 25%
Missouri 1,387 430 31% 25% 27%
Montana 215 77 36% 28% 23%
Nebraska 420 124 29% 31% 22%
Nevada 657 255 39% 34% 23%
New Hampshire 285 67 23% 49% n/a
New Jersey 2,075 529 25% 47% 23%
New Mexico 464 203 44% 49% 25%
New York 4,560 1,516 33% 46% 14%
North Carolina 2,355 892 38% 28% 31%
North Dakota 166 52 31% 30% 16%
Ohio 2,604 922 35% 51% 14%
Oklahoma 885 350 40% 27% 26%
Oregon 924 294 32% 48% 10%
Pennsylvania 2,788 866 31% 46% 17%
Rhode Island 240 81 34% 39% n/a
South Carolina 1,097 409 37% 35% 22%
South Dakota 178 60 34% 27% 27%
Tennessee 1,504 556 37% 37% 21%
Texas 6,619 2,435 37% 21% 39%
Utah 727 208 29% 26% 25%
Vermont 134 38 28% 36% n/a
Virginia 1,937 548 28% 21% 26%
Washington 1,666 495 30% 54% 16%
West Virginia 381 148 39% 58% 12%
Wisconsin 1,287 438 34% 42% 17%
Wyoming 127 33 26% 24% 21%
NOTES: All data shown are among women ages 15-49, 2015. Low-Income refers to women living at or below 200% Federal Poverty Level (FPL), which was $40,180 for a family of three in 2015. Some estimates are “N/A” because point estimates do meet the minimum standards for statistical reliability.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of 2016 ASEC Supplement to the Current Population Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.
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