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Resources by Topic: Uninsured and underinsured

Small Area Health Insurance Estimates: Uninsured Rates for the Population Under Age 65 in 2020
Map depicting the percentage of uninsured persons under age 65 at the county level based on 2020 data from the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Self-Employed Workers Were Covered More Widely Across Health Insurance Sources, but Many Remained Uninsured
Bar chart comparing health insurance coverage type in 2018 for adults 26-64 who are self-employed and those employed by private firms or government. Includes metropolitan and nonmetro data for those covered by employer-based insurance, direct-purchase insurance, public insurance, and those without health insurance.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Lack of Health Insurance Coverage Among Employed Individuals Increased As the COVID-19 Pandemic Intensified
Line chart showing the percent of workers who lacked health insurance from April 23, 2020 through December 21, 2020, with data for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan self-employed individuals and those otherwise employed.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Cervical Cancer Screening Outcomes Among a Sample of Low-Income Uninsured Women: A Program-Based Study
Examines cervical screening outcomes in low-income and uninsured women by sociodemographic factors such as age, marital status, race/ethnicity, rurality, and Papanicolaou (Pap) test screening history. Analyzes outcomes of Pap tests, human papillomavirus (HPV) tests, and colposcopies administered to 841 women between 2013 and 2019 by urban, large rural, small rural, and isolated location, as well as other sociodemographic factors.
Author(s): Samson Olowolaju, Morgan Kassabian, Marvellous A. Akinlotan, et al.
Citation: Women's Health Reports, 3(1), 85-92
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
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Arizona Marketplace and Medicaid Enrollment
Interactive tool depicting health insurance coverage data by county for Arizona, including Medicaid and marketplace health insurance enrollment, as well as the rate of uninsured. Draws data from the United States Census, American Community Survey and CMS data on the 2019-2020 open enrollment period for the ACA Marketplace.
Additional links: Methods
Date: 04/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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Geographic Variation in Health Insurance Coverage: United States, 2020
Reports on rates of people who had private health insurance, public insurance, and who were uninsured according to the 2020 National Health Interview Survey. Presents coverage rates by urbanization level for adults aged 18-64 and for children aged 0-17.
Author(s): Emily P. Terlizzi, Robin A. Cohen
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Tennessee Uninsured Adult Healthcare Safety Net Annual Report
Features statistics on Tennessee's uninsured population and state safety net funding expenditures. Includes maps showing locations of adult healthcare and behavioral health safety net services, and county-level maps showing population-to-provider ratios for various medical specialties and Health Professional Shortage Areas as of 2021. Examines challenges in rural Tennessee, including adequacy of healthcare and access to services. Includes sections on the impact of COVID-19 on Tennessee, and associated relief funding and support services.
Date: 2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Tennessee Department of Health
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Annual Insurance Update 2021: Health Insurance in Kansas
Reports on health insurance coverage across Kansas and nationwide, including state-by-state comparisons and 2009-2019 trends in coverage. Presents 2018 county-level data on uninsured rates by age group and urban/rural classification, as well as Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollment by county.
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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Sociodemographic and Geographic Disparities of Prostate Cancer Treatment Delay in Tennessee: A Population-Based Study
Examines 2005-2015 Tennessee Cancer Registry data of adults with prostate cancer to determine the relationship between population characteristics and prostate cancer treatment delay. Discusses geographic residence, insurance status, and social determinants of health (SDOH) such as race, marital status, and others. An urban versus rural breakdown is included.
Author(s): Francisco A. Montiel Ishino, Emmanuel A. Odame, Kevin Villalobos
Citation: American Journal of Men's Health, 15(6)
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Eligibility and Access
Interactive maps exploring Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility and utilization. Compares county-level statistics to state-level data. Provides county-level estimates of participants and non-participants by age, race/ethnicity, presence and age of children, health insurance coverage, and veteran status.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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