This section of charts shows Rhode Island Rhode Island healthcare data based on the most recent 2019 data from the Census Bureau which was released in December of 2020 and tracks healthcare in the United States. Figure 1 shows the percentage of people who acquired some form of health coverage insurance during open enrollment. Rhode Island depicts it has a With Coverage of 95.5% which is the third most insured of all other states in the greater Rhode Island region. The state with the highest health insurance coverage in the group is Massachusetts which shows an insured of 97.3% ( only slightly larger). The next chart (Figure 2) shows the change in the percent of people covered from 2018 to 2019 (latest year available) in the percentage of people in the greater Rhode Island area who had some form of health insurance coverage. the state of depicts it has a Change in Coverage of 0.8% which is the largest of all states in the greater Rhode Island region.
The next two charts show the percentage of men and women with coverage. First, Figure 6 shows men and it has a With Healthcare Coverage-Men of 94% which is the third most of all other states in the greater region. The state with the highest men with health care insurance coverage in the group is Massachusetts which depicts an insurance coverage of 97% ( only slightly larger). In the next chart women are shown for the percentage that are covered by health insurance. Figure 7 shows it has a With Healthcare Coverage-Women of 97% which is the third most insurance coverage of all other states in the greater Rhode Island region. The state with the highest women with health care insurance coverage in the group is Massachusetts which indicates an insurance coverage of 98% ( only slightly larger).
The next two charts show the percentage of people who do not have health care insurance. Both charts show the data broken out by household income with Figure 8 showing the percent covered by income group. the state of depicts it has the hightest change in the percentage of people not covered with insurance of 8.1% for the $25k to $50k group. Figure 9 shows the change in the percentage of people who have no insurance from 2018 to 2019. the state of shows it has the hightest change in the percentage of people not covered with insurance of -7.9% for the $25k to $50k-change aggregate.
Figure 10 shows a breakdown of the people in the area who do not have health insurance. Of the people who DO NOT HAVE healthcare coverage, what is the breakdown by race. Rhode Island has one of the largest proportions of black or african americans without coverage at 32% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger state being Connecticut with 34%. The next chart shows the percentage of children (17 years of age and younger) who do not have health insurance. In Figure 11, it has a Children without Health Insurance of 2.4% which is in the center range of other states in the greater region. The state with the highest children without health insurance in the group is Maine which shows a children without insurance of 5.2% (about twice as large).
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and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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