Category Archives: Health Care

Majority of Workers Take Health Insurance Offered by Their Employers

Written by: Joelle Abramowitz, Economist, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division New statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show that in 2015, 78.8 percent of employees worked for an employer who offered insurance to any of its employees, 71.0 percent … Continue reading

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Another Difference Between the Sexes – Health Insurance Coverage

Men Lag Behind Women in Health Insurance Coverage By Jennifer Cheeseman Day, Brett O’Hara, Danielle Taylor A higher proportion of men than women do not have health insurance. In 2014, the uninsured rate was 12.9 for men and 10.5 for … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Coverage Measurement in Two Surveys

Written by: Marina Vornovitsky Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing two sources for health insurance statistics in the United States: the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey and the American Community Survey. Many people … Continue reading

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Married with Health Insurance Coverage

By Brett O’Hara and Jennifer Cheeseman Day Married adults under age 65 were more likely to have health insurance coverage than people who were never married or were divorced, separated or widowed. Today, the Census Bureau released new health insurance … Continue reading

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Continuously Improving the Health Insurance Coverage Estimates from the Current Population Survey

By Jennifer Cheeseman Day In an ever-changing world, we must constantly work to enhance our ways of measurement. This year, the U.S. Census Bureau implemented a new set of questions in the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement … Continue reading

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