Empirical Bayes estimation of the prevalence of uninsured individuals by county in the state of Tennessee and analyses of predictive factors.


Lawmakers at the state level require good estimates of those without health insurance in the areas they serve to inform policy decisions. These estimates are often built on inadequate data from smaller geographic areas, such as counties. The Small Area Estimates Branch of the U.S. Census Bureau developed a method to generate stable estimates at the county… (More)