The uninsured are:
• Four times less likely to have a regular source of medical care than the insured.
• 30 percent less likely to have an annual physical exam.
• Three times more likely to have problems obtaining needed medical care.
• Three times more likely to delay seeking medical care.
• Charged 2.5 times what insured patients are charged for hospital services.
• 25 percent more likely to die prematurely than adults with private health insurance.