Who are America's Uninsured?

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'For those Americans with health insurance, private insurance remains the leading source of coverage, accounting for nearly 70% of the insured 64-years-of-age and under according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Health Statistics Reports. The remaining number of insured gain their coverage through public sources, such as the military. 12.6% of Americans are uninsured.
One’s sex and education level are highly correlated with the uninsured. Those without a high school degree, for instance, are more likely to be uninsured (36.9%) then they are to be have private insurance (30.7%). Those with a high school diploma or GED are in a much stronger position, with 57.2% holding private insurance and 18% being uninsured.

Males remain at the top of the list when it comes to those less likely to graduate high school, earn a GED, matriculate to and graduate from a two or four year college, and carry health insurance.
Information compiled by the Boys and Men’s Well-Being Index (BamIndex.org) shows there is a male health-insurance-deficit for those 20 to 64 years-of-age, approximately 3.3 million fewer uninsured males nationwide. Further analysis indicates that the problem begins early, as those 20-29 are the ones least likely to carry insurance as a percent of their population.'

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