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CHAS Issue Brief: Young Invincibles? Why Young Adults Have Colorado’s Highest Uninsured Rate


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This issue brief highlights findings about health insurance status and health care use among Colorado’s young adults, based on the 2011 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS). The analysis shows that this age group has the highest rate of uninsurance in Colorado. It also provides insights into why they are uninsured, and the impact that being uninsured has on their ability to access care.

Learn about the health equity issues affecting Coloradans at Collective Colorado, a publication of The Colorado Trust.