Uninsured children have higher risk of dying in hospital

11/2/2009 | Modern Healthcare (free registration)

A Johns Hopkins study found children who did not have health insurance were 60% more likely to die in the hospital than those who were insured, regardless of medical condition. Researchers suggested a lack of health insurance may have contributed to some 17,000 deaths of hospitalized children in the past 20 years.

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