44% of non-elderly Hispanic adults in King County have no health insurance.
Without health insurance, most Americans could not afford adequate health care – including life- and cost-saving preventive care. Those lacking coverage often forego necessary care until a medical crisis forces them to seek expensive and potentially risky emergency treatment.
As part of a survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, King County adults were asked about their health insurance coverage. In 2012, 16.4% of adults age 18-64 had no health insurance coverage.
- More than 2 in 5 Hispanic non-elderly adults had no health insurance.
- About 1 in 4 Black, African Indian/Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander non-elderly adults had no coverage.
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