Census Bureau: Texas Still Tops Uninsured Ranks

Texas still has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation — one in four Texans did not have health insurance in 2011, according to data the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.

The Census Bureau's American Community Survey found that 5.8 million Texans — 23 percent of the population — did not have health insurance in 2011. That includes 13 percent of children, 22 percent of women, 24 percent of men and 26 percent of the employed workforce in Texas.

Demographers Steve Murdock and Michael Cline at the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University issued a ...

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