This Carsey brief looks at the geographic distribution of health insurance for children. Based on data from the 2008 American Community Survey, it includes such findings as one in ten children are still uninsured, insurance rates vary considerably by geographic area, and rural children are most likely to depend on public plans for their health care.
National Issue Brief No. 8
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Mattingly, Marybeth J. and Stransky, Michelle L., "Rural and Urban Children Have Lower Rates of Health Insurance Coverage and are More Often Covered by Public Plans" (2009). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 82.
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