About 50 million people, or 16% of the U.S. population, live in rural areas. The rural population is poorer and less likely to be covered by employer-based insurance than the metropolitan population, and nearly two-thirds of uninsured people in rural areas live in a state that is not currently implementing the Medicaid expansion. This May 2014 brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation includes multiple charts highlighting this data.
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