Category Archives: Health Care

Another Look at Health Insurance Coverage Rates for Young Adults

Written by: Jennifer Cheeseman Day, Marina Vornovitsky and Danielle Taylor In the last half decade, young adults (ages 19 to 25) gained health insurance coverage more than any other age group (Figure 1). In 2010, young adults had the highest … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Coverage Measurement in Two Surveys

By Marina Vornovitsky, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing two important sources for health insurance statistics in the United States: the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey and … Continue reading

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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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