United states of inequality: fact #11

Posted: 17 April 2011 in Uncategorized
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The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality has collected 20 facts about inequality in the United States that “everyone should know.”

The eleventh one, illustrated above, refers to health insurance inequalities (measured in terms of the percentage of uninsured children by poverty status, age, and race and Hispanic origin):

In 2007, 8.1 million American children under 18 years old were without health insurance. Children in poverty and Hispanic children were more likely to be uninsured.

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