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Study: Calif. Had Second-Highest Count of Uninsured Kids in 2011
California Healthline

In 2011, California had the second-highest number of uninsured children in the U.S., according to a report by the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children and Families, WUSF’s “Health News Florida” reports (Gentry, “Health News Florida,” WUSF, 10/23). Key Findings The report found that about 745,000 children living in California, or about 8%, did not have health insurance in 2011. According to the report, only Texas had a higher number of uninsured children at 916,000.