Women’s Access to Health Insurance: Executive Summary

Young-Hee Yoon, Stephanie Aaronson, Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., Lois Shaw, Roberta Spalter-Roth

April 4, 1994
  • ID: A113

The Institute’s study analyzes data from the January and March 1991 Current Population Surveys, monthly surveys conducted by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. The study focuses on adult women of working age, 18 to 64, examines the factors affecting their access to health insurance, and assesses the impact of the proposed Health Security Act on women’s health insurance coverage. It compares and contrasts the experiences of women and men whenever relevant.