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    July County Explorer Update: Spotlight on Health

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    New data this month: Spotlight on health

    38.4%

    Health Insurance

    In 2017, 38.4 percent of counties (1,177 counties) had an estimated uninsured rate at or below 10 percent for the population under age 65.†

    $61B

    Medicaid Revenue

    In FY2017, county-supported hospitals received over $61 billion in Medicaid revenue.

    758

    Nursing Homes

    758 nursing homes are county supported, either owned by the county, with a city or by a hospital district.

    53%

    Food Insecurity Rate

    53 percent of counties have food insecurity rates above the national rate of 12.5 percent.

    †Data are from the US Bureau of the Census, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE), which provides single-year estimates of health insurance. This includes data for counties with county governments.

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    New data this month: Spotlight on health
    2019-07-11
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    2019-07-11

New data this month: Spotlight on health

38.4%

Health Insurance

In 2017, 38.4 percent of counties (1,177 counties) had an estimated uninsured rate at or below 10 percent for the population under age 65.†

$61B

Medicaid Revenue

In FY2017, county-supported hospitals received over $61 billion in Medicaid revenue.

758

Nursing Homes

758 nursing homes are county supported, either owned by the county, with a city or by a hospital district.

53%

Food Insecurity Rate

53 percent of counties have food insecurity rates above the national rate of 12.5 percent.

†Data are from the US Bureau of the Census, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE), which provides single-year estimates of health insurance. This includes data for counties with county governments.

 Sign up here for the monthly newsletter with the latest data and feature updates.

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