Coverage rates increased broadly across age, gender, race/ethnicity, education, and state. A large share of the nonelderly adult coverage gains occurred among those without a college degree—87 percent. Fifty-seven percent of the children and adults gaining coverage were nonwhite or Hispanic.
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