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More Utahns Going Without Health Insurance

More Utahns Going Without Health Insurance



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- New census data shows more people in Utah are being forced to go without health insurance.

Nearly 17.5 percent of Utah's population last year had no health insurance, up nearly a full percentage point from the year before.

Health advocates say Utah is moving in the wrong direction. They want state legislators to strengthen government health programs for low-income people and children.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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