Fewer Americans lack health insurance: Gallup

April 13, 2015 4:51 PM

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Fewer Americans lack health insurance: Gallup

Among ethnic groups, Hispanics and African-Americans saw the biggest declines in uninsured rates, with percentage point drops of 8.3 and 7.3 percent respectively since late 2013. But Hispanics remain, by far, the group least likely to have health coverage, with 30.4 percent of Hispanic adults uninsured as of early 2015.

Among age groups, adults ages 26 to 34 saw the largest decrease in their uninsured rate since late 2013, a 7.4 percentage point plunge. And among economic groups, people who earned less than $36,000 annually saw a much bigger drop in their uninsured rate compared to other groups. Since 2013, that ra...

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