More Californians Lack Health Insurance

UCLA's civic treasure, the CHIS project at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, put out this week new calculations about the number of Golden State residents residents lacking health insurance.

From the press release:

"Following on a statewide estimate published earlier this year, the new analysis finds that the number of Californians without health insurance grew in all counties and that 37 counties -- from Imperial to Kern to Shasta -- had uninsured rates above the statewide average of 24.3%."

Also, here's the study's fact sheet.

Related: CHIS from TTLA archives.

Illustration copyright and courtesy Sketch Winters, 2009.

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