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Title:
   Health Insurance Status of Young Adults Ages 19-25, 2012
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 437
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 23, 2014
Description:
   According to the MEPS-HC, 26.6 percent (71.4 million people) of the population under age 65 were uninsured at some time in 2012 and 15.7 percent (42.1 million people) were uninsured for the entire calendar year. In subgroups, 42.7 percent (13.6 million people) of young adults ages 19-25 were uninsured at some point in 2012 and 24.6 percent (7.9 million people) were uninsured for the entire calendar year.
Author(s):
   Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Insurance -- Coverage, The Uninsured
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st437/stat437.pdf (309 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st437/stat437.shtml
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