Children's Health Insurance Patterns: A Review of the Literature. Chapter III. Characteristics of the Uninsured


This chapter examines the literature on the static and dynamic characteristics of uninsured children. Even though estimates of the number and percentage of uninsured children vary by data source and research methodology, the estimates of the characteristics of uninsured children are fairly consistent. Therefore, unless researchers strongly disagree, we simply present the overall findings from one source for key characteristics.