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uninsured

(ŭn″in-shoord′)
Not indemnified by either a private or publicly funded health insurance plan. In 2011, approximately 50 million Americans were uninsured.
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WellPoint also is educating its agents and brokers about untapped markets and offering them continuing-education classes to better understand misconceptions uninsured individuals have about insurance and affordability.
More than 50 Fortune 500 companies, including IBM, General Electric, Honeywell, Ford, Sears, McDonald's and Shell Oil, recently announced they were joining to form the Affordable Health Care Solutions Coalition to provide a pool that could cover as many as 4 million uninsured workers.
* The number of uninsured children is about 11.6% of all children, or 8.5 million.
* Eight out of 10 uninsured people are in working families.
* Uninsured people aged 25 to 44 account for about 51% of uninsured, nonelderly adults.
* The greatest proportion of the uninsured live in the South and West, influenced, in part, by the influx of uninsured in the border states.
* About 20% or more of the population in three populous states--California, Florida and Texas--are uninsured, accounting for one in three uninsured people.
* Urban and rural nonelderly residents are about equally likely to be uninsured. More than four times as many uninsured people live in urban areas because of the population distribution in the United States.
foreign-born population is nearly three times as likely to be uninsured as the native population and twice as likely to have insurance as noncitizens.
* Non-Hispanic whites account for slightly more than 50% of the uninsured nonelderly population.
* About 16 million women lack health coverage, and nationally, 17.7% of women aged 18 to 64 are uninsured.
* Almost 29 million of the uninsured have household incomes of $25,000 or more, compared with 14.8 million in households earning less.