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Nevada among states with highest uninsured rates, according to report

Posted at 2:39 PM, Oct 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-13 17:47:54-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada is one of the states with the highest uninsured rates, according to a newly-released report from WalletHub.

The personal finance website compared health insurance coverage rates for 548 U.S. cities and the 50 states, in addition to a breakdown by age, race/ethnicity and income level.

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According to the study, Nevada is the 44th state on the list, meaning it has the 6th highest rate of uninsured people with 11.11% of people who do not have health insurance.

Source: WalletHub

On the city list, Henderson ranked 15, Las Vegas ranked 47 and North Las Vegas ranked 218 -- with 1 being the lowest possible rate.

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Source: WalletHub

For more details on the methodology used or to see the full list of uninsured rates by city, click here. To see the full list of uninsured rates by state, click here.

Sources: Data used to create this ranking were collected from the U.S. Census Bureau.