Special Report

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

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41. Georgia
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 29.2%
> Uninsured rate: 13.9% (3rd highest)
> Median household income: $51,244 (19th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 372 (13th highest)

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42. Alabama
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 30.0%
> Uninsured rate: 10.1% (19th highest)
> Median household income: $44,765 (4th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 461 (3rd highest)

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43. Oklahoma
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 30.0%
> Uninsured rate: 13.9% (3rd highest)
> Median household income: $48,568 (12th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 453 (4th highest)

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44. Missouri
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 30.6%
> Uninsured rate: 9.8% (20th highest)
> Median household income: $50,238 (15th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 381 (11th highest)

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45. Kentucky
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 30.9%
> Uninsured rate: 6.0% (11th lowest)
> Median household income: $45,215 (5th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 443 (7th highest)

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