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Uninsured ED Visits

This indicator shows the percentage of persons without health (medical) insurance. People without health insurance are more likely to be in poor health than the insured. Lack of health insurance can result in increased visits to the emergency department and decreased routine care visits with a primary care provider.

Measurement Period: 2015
Value: 7.6

County

7.6

State

10.7

National

HP 2020

  • 3.4
  • 9.4
  • 15.9

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Maryland's State Health Improvement Process (SHIP)

  • 14.7
    • 3.4
    • 9.4
    • 15.9
  • Maryland's State Health Improvement Process (SHIP) provides a framework for continual progress toward a healthier Maryland. The SHIP includes 39 measures in five focus areas that represent what it means for Maryland to be healthy.

    Each measure has a data source and a target, and where possible, can be assessed at the county level. Detailed information is provided for each objective organized by Vision Areas in links below.

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2015 7.6
    2014 7.2
    2013 10.5
    2012 11
    2011 11.8
    2010 13
    2009 15.8
    2008 18.6

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