Fast Fact- Feb. 8, 2019

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 8, 2019

In 2016, 4.3 percent of Colorado children under 19 lacked health insurance, down from 13.5 percent in 2006. Although the statewide uninsured rate has declined by more than half over last ten years, insurance coverage varies widely for children across Colorado. Douglas County had the lowest uninsured rate for children in 2016 with 2.3 percent, while 11.4 percent of children in Baca, Cheyenne and Jackson counties were uninsured. To find the uninsured rate for children in your county, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit www.coloradokids.org.