Number Of Americans Without Health Insurance Declines

August 26, 2008

The U.S. Census Bureau put out a new report on Tuesday which revealed that the number of Americans living without health insurance in the U.S. has declined in the past year......Washington (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Census Bureau put out a new report on Tuesday which revealed that the number of Americans living without health insurance in the U.S. has declined in the past year.

U.S. Census Bureau report is called ‘Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2007,” and looked at the number of uninsured Americans from 2006 to 2007.

Overall, from 2006 to 2007 they saw a 3% decrease in the number of Americans without health insurance..

The report stated that 47 million Americans were without health insurance in 2006.

In 2007, the number of Americans without health insurance decreased to 45.7 million.

This was a decrease of 15.8% of the population in 2006 to 15.3% in 2007.

Those living with health insurance in the U.S. increased from 249.8 million people in 2006, to 253.4 million in 2007.


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