Special Report

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

Phoenix Arizona
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 26. Arizona
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 24.3%
> Uninsured rate: 10.8% (15th highest)
> Median household income: $51,492 (20th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 321 (25th lowest)

Devils Tower, Crooks County, Wyoming
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27. Wyoming
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 24.3%
> Uninsured rate: 11.5% (10th highest)
> Median household income: $60,214 (17th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 341 (22nd highest)

Nebraska sign
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28. Nebraska
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 25.2%
> Uninsured rate: 8.2% (23rd lowest)
> Median household income: $54,996 (24th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 302 (14th lowest)

Austin, Texas
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29. Texas
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 25.4%
> Uninsured rate: 17.1% (the highest)
> Median household income: $55,653 (22nd highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 340 (23rd highest)

Dover, Delaware
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30. Delaware
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 25.5%
> Uninsured rate: 5.9% (8th lowest)
> Median household income: $61,255 (14th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 343 (19th highest)

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