Special Report

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

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6. Mississippi
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 14.2%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 5,013 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 22.0% — 4th highest
> Poverty rate: 19.4% — 2nd highest
> Population: 2,949,965

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5. Georgia
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 14.7%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 4,295 per 100,000 people — 13th highest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.3% — 12th highest
> Poverty rate: 14.0% — 12th highest
> Population: 10,799,566

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4. Wyoming
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 14.8%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 3,155 per 100,000 people — 17th lowest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.7% — 20th lowest
> Poverty rate: 11.4% — 19th lowest
> Population: 578,803

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3. Florida
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 15.1%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 4,203 per 100,000 people — 15th highest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.8% — 19th highest
> Poverty rate: 13.1% — 17th highest
> Population: 21,781,128

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2. Oklahoma
> Adults under 65 with no health insurance: 16.3%
> Preventable hospitalizations: 4,346 per 100,000 people — 9th highest
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.3% — 7th highest
> Poverty rate: 15.6% — 8th highest
> Population: 3,986,639

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