Oregon Is Only State with Improved Health Coverage, but Poverty Rises and Income Flatlines

September 12, 2012 -- OCPP has prepared a two-page fact sheet (PDF) summarizing key Oregon numbers contained in today's release of the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey (CPS).

The survey data for 2010-11 showed that Oregon experienced a rise in poverty, a rise in child poverty and stagnation of income for the typical Oregon household. But Oregon also was the only state to experience a statistically significant reduction in the share of people without health insurance.

Read the fact sheet Oregon Is Only State with Improved Health Coverage, but Poverty Rises and Income Flatlines (PDF). 

 

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