20 States With the Best and Worst Health Insurance Coverage

Here are the 20 states with the best and worst health insurance coverage, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

10 states with the lowest percentage of uninsured residents

Massachusetts: 5.3 percent uninsured
Vermont: 9.2 percent
Minnesota: 9.4 percent
Connecticut: 10.3 percent
Hawaii: 10.4 percent
Pennsylvania: 10.8 percent
Wisconsin: 10.9 percent
Maryland: 11.4 percent
New Jersey: 11.4 percent
Delaware: 12.3 percent

10 states with the highest percentage of uninsured residents

Texas: 27.2 percent uninsured
Mississippi: 24.5 percent
Alaska: 23.5 percent
Florida: 22.6 percent
Oklahoma: 22.5 percent
California: 21.9 percent
Louisiana: 21.4 percent
Arkansas: 21.0 percent
North Carolina: 20.8 percent
Georgia: 20.8 percent

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