Special Report

21 States Where the Most People Don't Have Health Insurance

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21. Montana
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 10.1%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 2,629 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.4% — 11th lowest
> Poverty rate: 11.9% — 24th lowest
> Population: 1,104,271

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20. Utah
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 10.1%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 2,110 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.8% — 12th lowest
> Poverty rate: 8.6% — 2nd lowest
> Population: 3,337,975

19. Idaho
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 10.5%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 2,123 per 100,000 people — 3rd lowest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.1% — 14th lowest
> Poverty rate: 11.0% — 15th lowest
> Population: 1,900,923

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18. Kansas
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 10.9%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 3,645 per 100,000 people — 24th lowest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.1% — 25th lowest
> Poverty rate: 11.7% — 23rd lowest
> Population: 2,934,582

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17. Arkansas
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 11.0%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 4,178 per 100,000 people — 17th highest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 24.1% — 2nd highest
> Poverty rate: 16.3% — 6th highest
> Population: 3,025,891

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