Impact of Obamacare in maps

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

It’s been three years since the Affordable Health Care Act. Margot Sanger-Katz and Quoctrung Bui for The Upshot look at how this changed the percentage of those who were uninsured in this country. In some places the percentages didn’t change much, but in many others, there are much fewer uninsured.

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The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

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Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.

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