Source: Robin A. Cohen and Michael E. Martinez, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, June 2015
From the summary:
An estimated 36 million people in the United States, approximately 11.5% of the population, had no health insurance in 2014, according to the latest report Adobe PDF file from the National Health Interview Survey’s Early Release Program. Among the states, Hawaii had the lowest percentage of uninsured individuals under age 65 in 2014 (2.5%), followed by Massachusetts (3.2%), Delaware (5.4%), and Iowa (6.4%). The District of Columbia also had a low uninsurance rate of 3.3%. Texas (21.5%), Oklahoma (21.5%), Alaska (21.2%), and Florida (18.8%) had the highest uninsurance rates for persons under age 65 in 2014. The states with the greatest decreases in uninsurance rates from 2013 to 2014 for persons under 65 were West Virginia (14.8 percentage point decrease), Arkansas (8.5 percentage point decrease), Washington (7.4 percentage point decrease), and Nevada (7.2 percentage point decrease).
Estimates for 2014 were based on household interviews for 111,682 people. Click on individual states to see percentages of uninsured Americans in 2014. “Legend” allows you to view map based on percentage point change from 2013 to 2014. Clicking “Map” returns you to the full size map…..