Special Report

Counties Where the Most People Don't Have Health Insurance

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30. Coleman County, TX
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 36.7%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.1% – #2,485 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 46.2% – #2,739 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.5% – #2,806 highest of 3,129 counties

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29. Schleicher County, TX
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 36.9%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.4% – #3,042 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 52.5% – #2,318 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 4.1% – #3,092 highest of 3,129 counties

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28. Gaines County, TX
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 37.2%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.4% – #2,406 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 47.7% – #2,669 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.8% – #2,751 highest of 3,129 counties

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27. Dimmit County, TX
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 37.3%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.3% – #3,070 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 38.8% – #2,983 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.0% – #2,897 highest of 3,129 counties

26. Hudspeth County, TX
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 37.5%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 5.6% – # 52 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 33.6% – #3,046 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 4.9% – #3,072 highest of 3,129 counties

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