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Title:
   Characteristics of Uninsured Young Adults: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 19-23 Years of Age, 2006
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 246
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   June 8, 2009
Description:
   Estimates from the Household Component of the 2006 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) show that the likelihood of being uninsured among people ages 19-23 varies according to demographic characteristics such as sex, race/ethnicity, education, employment status, and economic status. Uninsured young adults were also found to have less access to care than their insured counterparts.
Author(s):
   Karen Beauregard and Kelly Carper
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   The Uninsured
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st246/stat246.pdf (113 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st246/stat246.shtml
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