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Notices to Readers Publication on the Characteristics of Persons With and Without Health-Care Coverage

CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released a report that provides statistics on the more than 33 million Americans lacking health-care coverage. Data on persons with and without coverage and by type of coverage (i.e., private health insurance, Medicare, public assistance, and military/Veterans' Administration health-care coverage) are reported by age, sex, race, and region.

Copies of the report ``Characteristics of Persons With and Without Health Care Coverage: United States, 1989,'' (1) are available free of charge from the Scientific and Technical Information Branch, NCHS, CDC, Room 1064, 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782; telephone (301) 436-8500.


  1. NCHS. Characteristics of persons with and without health care coverage: United States, 1989. Hyattsville, Maryland: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1991. (Advance data no. 201).

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