Utah less insured, less healthy than once thought Survey • Change in how state calculates, conducts poll leads to a 49 percent jump.

13 June 2012 Published in What's New?

Utah has devised a more accurate way to gauge the health of its residents, and the new numbers aren’t flattering.

More Utahns are uninsured than previously thought — 368,200 adults in 2010, a 49 percent jump from the prior estimate of 247,100. And more of us smoke: 11.2 percent of adults, instead of 8.8 percent.

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 Utah less insured, less healthy than once thought (Salt Lake Tribune, 6-13-12)