Special Report

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

Roanoke, Virginia, USA downtown skyline at dawn.
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31. Virginia
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 25.8%
> Uninsured rate: 9.1% (23rd highest)
> Median household income: $66,262 (8th highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 315 (21st lowest)

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32. Alaska
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 26.2%
> Uninsured rate: 14.9% (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $73,355 (3rd highest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 345 (18th highest)

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33. New Mexico
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 26.7%
> Uninsured rate: 10.9% (13th highest)
> Median household income: $45,382 (6th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 363 (14th highest)

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34. Louisiana
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 26.9%
> Uninsured rate: 11.9% (8th highest)
> Median household income: $45,727 (7th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 446 (6th highest)

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35. Kansas
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 27.0%
> Uninsured rate: 9.1% (23rd highest)
> Median household income: $53,906 (24th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 342 (21st highest)

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