Lack of Health Insurance Among Adults Aged 18 to 64 Years: Findings From the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

@inproceedings{Okoro2015LackOH,
  title={Lack of Health Insurance Among Adults Aged 18 to 64 Years: Findings From the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System},
  author={Catherine A Okoro and Guixiang Zhao and Satvinder S Dhingra and Fei Xu},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of lack of health insurance among adults aged 18 to 64 years for each state and the United States and to describe populations without insurance. METHODS We used 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data to categorize states into 3 groups on the basis of the prevalence of lack of health insurance in each state compared with the national average (21.5%; 95% confidence interval, 21.1%-21.8%): high-insured states… CONTINUE READING
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