Special Report

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island
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11. Rhode Island
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 19.5%
> Uninsured rate: 5.7% (7th lowest)
> Median household income: $58,073 (19th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 299 (13th lowest)

Eagle Harbor lighthouse in Michigan's Keweenaw peninsula
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12. Michigan
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 19.7%
> Uninsured rate: 6.1% (12th lowest)
> Median household income: $51,084 (18th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 357 (17th highest)

Chicago, Illinois
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13. Illinois
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 19.9%
> Uninsured rate: 7.1% (20th lowest)
> Median household income: $59,588 (18th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 321 (25th lowest)

Vermont farm house
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14. Vermont
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 19.9%
> Uninsured rate: 3.8% (2nd lowest)
> Median household income: $56,990 (20th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 289 (12th lowest)

Fishing Pier Ocean Grove, New Jersey, beach
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15. New Jersey
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 20.1%
> Uninsured rate: 8.7% (25th highest)
> Median household income: $72,222 (4th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 286 (10th lowest)

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