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Health Indicator Report of Health Insurance Coverage - Estimates from U.S. Census Bureau

Lack of health insurance coverage has been associated with delayed access to health care and increased risk of chronic disease and mortality. People without health insurance are much less likely than those with insurance to receive recommended preventive

Health Insurance Coverage - Percentage Uninsured, Age 0 to 64 Years, by County, 2015


Notes

Data for this view are modeled estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau's Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) and are based on a model that uses data from other census products. For more information see the SAHIE website at: http://www.census.gov/did/www/sahie/index.html.

Data Source

U.S. Census Bureau, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, http://www.census.gov/did/www/sahie/data/interactive/.

Data Interpretation Issues

Data for this indicator report are from the U.S. Census Bureau's Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program. SAHIE estimates are modeled from American Community Survey and other sources. They are considered the most valid estimates for U.S. cou

Definition

The percentage of New Mexicans without health insurance coverage

Numerator

Number of persons who were uninsured

Denominator

Total number of persons in the population

Healthy People Objective: AHS-1, Increase the proportion of persons with health insurance

U.S. Target: Not applicable, see subobjectives in this category
Page Content Updated On 02/18/2018, Published on 02/08/2018
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Content updated: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 11:20:24 MST