Special Report

Counties Where the Most People Don't Have Health Insurance

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20. Presidio County, TX
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 40.0%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.0% – #3,116 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 41.9% – #2,924 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.0% – #2,897 highest of 3,129 counties

19. Dewey County, SD
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 40.1%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% – #2,085 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 33.8% – #3,043 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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18. Willacy County, TX
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 40.4%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 2.8% – #537 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 33.8% – #3,043 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 8.0% – #2,710 highest of 3,129 counties

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17. Jackson County, SD
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 40.4%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 3.9% – #188 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 35.5% – #3,025 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 7.4% – #2,834 highest of 3,129 counties

16. LaGrange County, IN
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 40.7%
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.9% – #2,705 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 46.4% – #2,730 highest of 3,129 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 5.6% – #3,033 highest of 3,129 counties

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