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Figure 3. People Under Age 65 With Any Period of Uninsurance in Past Year, by Ethnicity

This is a graph showing people under age 65 with any period of uninsurance in past year, by ethnicity. Large Metropolitan Non-Hispanic White: 19.7, Large Metropolitan Hispanic: 46.7; Small Metropolitan Non-Hispanic White: 22.8, Small Metropolitan Hispanic: 41.7; Micropolitan Non-Hispanic White: 21.8, Micropolitan Hispanic: 50.8; Non-Core Adjacent Non-Hispanic White: 24.7, Non-Core Adjacent Hispanic: 59.7

Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2001
Key: Large metropolitan = 1 million or more inhabitants; small metropolitan = < 1 million inhabitants; micropolitan = 10,000 to 50,000 inhabitants; non-core adjacent = not metropolitan or micropolitan but adjacent to metropolitan or micropolitan area.

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