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Health Insurance Coverage Among Children Under Age 18, by Poverty Status* and Type of Coverage,** 2008

Health Insurance Coverage Among Children Under Age 18, by Poverty Status and Type of Coverage, 2008
Coverage type Percent of children
Less than 100% of poverty 100-199% of poverty 200-299% of poverty 300% of poverty or more

*The U.S. Census Bureau poverty threshold for a family of four was $22,025 in 2008

**Totals equal more than 100 percent because children may have more than one type of coverage.

Source III.1: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey

Private coverage 18.5 43.6 73.8 90.5
Public coverage 71.5 50.1 23.6 10.8
No coverage 15.7 14.8 10.1 4.3

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