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Uninsured rate holds steady in 2017

The number of U.S. residents without health insurance for the entire year in 2017 was estimated at 28.5 million, or 8.8 percent of the population, according to a Census Bureau report released earlier this week. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of people with health insurance coverage increased by 2.3 million.

In 2017, Hispanic residents had the highest uninsured rate (16.1 percent), followed by black (10.6 percent) and Asian (7.3 percent) residents. Children and adults in poverty had higher uninsured rates than those not in poverty. The percentage of people without health insurance coverage at the time of survey interview decreased in three states and increased in 14 states.

Read the Census Bureau’s press release, which also includes information on the poverty rate in the U.S.

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