Adding to the nation's dismal record in this critical public policy area are the huge disparities among ethnic groups. For example, a disturbing 25.8% of Whites were uninsured, but a truly shameful 40.3% of African Americans, and a beyond shameful 55.1% of Latinos, were uninsured.
Oh...and some 80% of the uninsured were employed!
Families USA is releasing accompanying state-by-state reports. Here's a look at the disparities among Whites and Latinos in select states: