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The Uninsured in America, 1996-2011: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population Under Age 65

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st379/stat379.pdf

Finds that 21% of the American population was uninsured at some point during 2011 and 15% was uninsured for the entire year, an increase from 13.5% in 1996.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality