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

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Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Coverage Measurement in Two Surveys

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Tweet By Brett O’Hara 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. While both … Continue reading

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The Health Care Picture for the Uninsured

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Tweet Written by: Brett O’Hara In general, a doctor’s visit is a fairly standard event, as about three in four adults made a trip to a medical provider at least once during 2010.  If you lack health insurance, however, the … Continue reading

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Uninsured Rate for Young Adults Drops Sharply

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Tweet Written by: Brett O’Hara Every year, the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey asks respondents whether they had any health insurance coverage during the previous calendar year. Collected since 1987, these statistics are the longest series that measure health insurance … Continue reading

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Health Insurance: Most Have Coverage

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Tweet Written by: David Johnson, US Census Bureau   New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show that most of us – 256.2 million, or 83.7 percent – did, in fact, have health insurance coverage during the entire 2010 … Continue reading

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