TITLE

Growing numbers of adolescents lack health insurance, study shows

PUB. DATE
January 1990
SOURCE
Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb90, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the results of a study conducted by the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment indicating that one of seven adolescents, 4.6 million of those ages ten to 18 years in the United States, were not covered by health insurance in 1987. Other demographic characteristics; Potential effects of legislation that Congress is considering to reduce the number of uninsured adolescents.
ACCESSION #
9608132479

 

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