Special Report

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

Honolulu Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
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1. Hawaii
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 5.9%
> Uninsured rate: 4.0% (3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $73,486 (2nd highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 279 (5th lowest)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2. Minnesota
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 13.3%
> Uninsured rate: 4.5% (4th lowest)
> Median household income: $63,488 (12th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 262 (the lowest)

San Diego, California, Waves
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3. California
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 16.0%
> Uninsured rate: 8.6% (25th lowest)
> Median household income: $64,500 (9th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 273 (4th lowest)

Boston, Massachusetts
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4. Massachusetts
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 16.1%
> Uninsured rate: 2.8% (the lowest)
> Median household income: $70,628 (6th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 269 (3rd lowest)

Skyline of Hartford Connecticut on a beautiful sunny day
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5. Connecticut
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 16.3%
> Uninsured rate: 6.0% (11th lowest)
> Median household income: $71,346 (5th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 266 (2nd lowest)

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