Special Report

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

Charleston Sunset, South Carolina
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46. South Carolina
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 32.4%
> Uninsured rate: 10.9% (13th highest)
> Median household income: $47,238 (8th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 400 (9th highest)

Indianapolis Downtown, Indiana, USA
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47. Indiana
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 32.5%
> Uninsured rate: 9.6% (21st highest)
> Median household income: $50,532 (16th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 382 (10th highest)

View of mountains in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia.
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48. West Virginia
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 33.0%
> Uninsured rate: 6.0% (11th lowest)
> Median household income: $42,019 (3rd lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 466 (2nd highest)

Arkansas, Buffalo River sunrise
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49. Arkansas
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 36.3%
> Uninsured rate: 9.5% (22nd highest)
> Median household income: $41,995 (2nd lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 446 (5th highest)

Capital Building, Jackson, Mississippi
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50. Mississippi
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 37.4%
> Uninsured rate: 12.7% (6th highest)
> Median household income: $40,593 (the lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 487 (the highest)

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