New Census Estimates Show 3 Million More Americans Had Health Insurance Coverage in 2012. Endnotes


1 Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, and Jessica C. Smith, U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P60-245, Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 2013 (, accessed September 17, 2013).

2 Congressional Budget Office, Effects on Health Insurance and the Federal Budget for the Insurance Coverage Provisions in the Affordable Care Act—May 2013 Baseline(, accessed September 17, 2013).

3 See, accessed September 17, 2013.

4 Uninsured rate is the number of uninsured people in the specified category divided by the total number of people in that specific category.    For example, 9.2% of those age 0-18 are uninsured.

5 Percent of uninsured is the number of uninsured people in the specified category divided by the total uninsured population.  For example, 15.0% of the uninsured are age 0-18.  Race/Ethnicity data for American Indians and Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, and non-Latinos reporting more than one race are not shown, and for that reason the Race/Ethnicity percentages in Table 1 do not sum to 100%.


7 The MLR data are available at

8 Steven Sheingold, Adele Shartzer, and Dan Ly, Variation and Trends in Medigap Premiums, ASPE Report, December 2011 (, accessed November 5, 2013).


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