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Governor Rendell Says 'Cover the Uninsured Week' is Perfect Time for Action on Program to Provide Access to Health Care for Uninsured


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EDITOR'S NOTE: A table listing uninsured adults by county is attached.

County Total Number of Uninsured Adults % Uninsured Per Capita

Adults (19-64) (19-64) Adults Uninsured


Tioga 21,718 7,721 35.6% 1

Forest 2,453 663 27.0% 2

Warren 23,570 5,325 22.6% 3

Crawford 47,142 8,814 18.7% 4

Philadelphia 801,005 138,950 17.3% 5

Susquehanna 23,637 4,025 17.0% 6

Jefferson 24,719 4,139 16.7% 7

Mercer 60,945 10,039 16.5% 8

Perry 25,502 4,107 16.1% 9

Allegheny 691,148 108,835 15.7% 10

Fulton 8,097 1,247 15.4% 11

Northampton 144,705 22,024 15.2% 12

Fayette 79,771 11,833 14.8% 13

Juniata 12,619 1,841 14.

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor
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