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Title:
   The Uninsured in America, First Part of 2013: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population under Age 65
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 447
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 19, 2014
Description:
   During the first part of 2013, 21.1 percent of persons under age 65 were uninsured. Age is strongly associated with health insurance coverage. Young adults in the 19-24 and 25-29 age groups had the greatest likelihood of being uninsured, with at least a third lacking health insurance--34.2 percent and 35.5 percent, respectively. Children (under age 18) were much less likely to be uninsured (9.5 percent).
Author(s):
   William A. Carroll, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Insurance -- Coverage, The Uninsured
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st447/stat447.pdf (232 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st447/stat447.shtml
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