(HealthDay News) — Roughly 8% of people in the United States did not have health insurance in 2022, according to early estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2022.

Researchers found that, at the time of the interview, 27.6 million people of all ages (8.4%) were uninsured. This was a decrease from 2021, when 30.0 million people of all ages (9.2%) were uninsured.

In 2022, 12.2% of adults aged 18 to 64 years had no health insurance, 22.0% had public insurance, and 67.8% had private insurance.

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Among children aged 0 to 17 years, 4.2% had no health insurance, 43.7% had public insurance, and 54.3% had private insurance.

Among adults 65 years and older, 0.6% had no health insurance, 95.2% had public insurance, and 45.7% had private insurance.

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