Friday, October 18, 2013

Just-released figures show uninsured by county

People in Logan, Magoffin, Casey, Todd, Menifee, Adair, Monroe, Edmonson and McCreary counties are more likely to lack vigor insurance than residents of other Kentucky counties, according to the data precisely released from the Bureau of the Census. And children are smallest amount likely to be insured in Todd, Monroe, Lyon, Edmonson, Webster, Hickman, Logan, Trigg, Woodford and Breckinridge counties.
Example of interactive mapping shows data for Logan County, highest in percentage of uninsured
According to the Census Bureau's diminutive Area Health Insurance Estimates , 22.3 percent of Logan County residents had nix vigor insurance in 2011. Because of small sample sizes in the survey, the mistake margin in support of both county's be included is plus or minus 2 percentage points, approximately. The facts are in support of frequent under 65, who act not qualify in support of Medicare. Other counties with 20 percent or more uninsured, in descending order, are Magoffin, Casey, Todd, Menifee, Adair, Monroe, Edmonson, McCreary, Lewis, Metcalfe, Clinton, Breckinridge, Cumberland, Rowan, Gallatin, Butler, Robertson and Graves.

The maps are especially topical as enrollment in the state health-insurance swap over . An interactive tool allows users to atlas and rank counties by various factors. A little clicking reveals so as to Todd County, on the western border of Logan, probably has the highest percentage of children lacking vigor insurance, 10.3 percent, plus or minus 2.5 percentage points. To be evidence for province data, limit the geography to Kentucky and check the Show Counties box.

The data are from 2011, the most up-to-date time existing. The facts can plus be sliced by pay packet levels: With a reduction of than 138 percent of the federal poverty line, the new-fangled eligibility threshold in support of Medicaid in Kentucky and other states so as to allow extended it under the federal health-reform law; and with a reduction of than 400 percent of the poverty line, the threshold in support of subsidies in support of insurance policies so as to the insurance swap over will offer.

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