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immigrant coverage statistics

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22M
In 2017, there were 22 million noncitizens residing in the United States. 6 in 10 noncitizens were estimated to be lawfully present immigrants.
45%
of undocumented immigrants were uninsured in 2017, nearly five times the rate for citizens (8%), reflecting their limited access and barriers to coverage.
23%
of lawfully present immigrants were uninsured in 2017. Among nonelderly adults, lawfully present immigrants were more than twice as likely as citizens to be uninsured.
75%
or three-quarters of the 27.4 million nonelderly uninsured in 2017 were citizens, despite the higher uninsured rate among noncitizens.

81%

8 in 10 Americans think teenagers who would otherwise not smoke cigarettes are using flavored e-cigarettes.

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