Comparison of the Prevalence of Uninsured Persons From theNational Health Interview Survey and the Current Population Survey, 2016 and 2017

The table provides a side-by-side comparison of recent estimates of uninsurance from the National Center for Health Statistics’ National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS). These two surveys are pillars of the federal statistical community’s measurement approach to health insurance coverage.