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How Many People Have Preexisting Conditions in Every State

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5. Tennessee
> Population w/ preexisting conditions: 32% (tied)
> Pct. uninsured: 10.3% (17th highest)
> Median household income: $47,275 (9th lowest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 76.4 (8th lowest)

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4. Alabama
> Population w/ preexisting conditions: 33% (tied)
> Pct. uninsured: 10.1% (19th highest)
> Median household income: $44,765 (4th lowest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 75.4 (tied for 3rd lowest)

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3. Kentucky
> Population w/ preexisting conditions: 33% (tied)
> Pct. uninsured: 6.0% (tied for 11th lowest)
> Median household income: $45,215 (5th lowest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 75.8 (tied for 7th lowest)

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2. Mississippi
> Population w/ preexisting conditions: 34%
> Pct. uninsured: 12.7% (6th highest)
> Median household income: $40,593 (the lowest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 74.8 (the lowest)

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1. West Virginia
> Population w/ preexisting conditions: 36%
> Pct. uninsured: 6.0% (tied for 11th lowest)
> Median household income: $42,019 (3rd lowest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 75.4 (tied for 3rd lowest)

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