A recent study has ranked Worcester as having the fifth lowest rate of people living without health insurance among cities in New England.

Worcester Has 5th Lowest Uninsured Rates in New England 1

The study, created by Wallethub and based on a survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measured the uninsured rates for 547 cities  — breaking the numbers down by age, income level and race.

According to the survey, the national uninsured rate is on an upward trend, following 2016’s first quarter record low of 8.6 percent.

In Worcester, the change in the uninsured rate between 2010 and 2016 was minimal, decreasing at -1.62%.

The amount of uninsured adults living in Worcester rose by more than three percent. For children, the uninsured rate rose by 0.20%.

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Source: WalletHub
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