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Brief 2 Health insurance continuity: Percentage of children ages 0–17 by health insurance duration, 2005–2006 through 2015–2016

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Characteristic 2005–2006 2007–2008 2009–2010 2011–2012 2013–2014 2015–2016
Inusrance duration
Insured continuously all 12 months 87.9 87.8 88.3 89.9 90.7 92.8
Uninsured for any period up to 12 months 6.9 6.9 7.0 6.5 6.0 5.0
Chronically uninsureda 5.2 5.3 4.7 3.7 3.3 2.2
a Chronically uninsured is defined as those without insurance for 1 year or more.
NOTE: Data are for the civilian noninstitutionalized population.
SOURCE: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.