The Worst Health Care Cities 2012: Myrtle Beach to Houston (PHOTOS)

From the least comprehensive overall coverage to the least for the very young and old, the worst cities.

The Daily Beast crunches the U.S. Census data to find the 25 cities with the least comprehensive overall health-care coverage, the least comprehensive coverage for the very young and very old, and the least-comprehensive coverage for the disabled.

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25. Salinas, CA

Overall health-care coverage: 75.24%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
90.17%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.90%
Disabled population with coverage:
88.61%

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24. Ocala, FL

Overall health-care coverage: 79.18%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
81.79%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
99.27%
Disabled population with coverage:
90.59%

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23. Port St. Lucie, FL

Overall health-care coverage: 77.96%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
81.88%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
99.43%
Disabled population with coverage:
90.28%

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22. Myrtle Beach, SC

Overall health-care coverage: 77.38%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
83.78%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
99.78%
Disabled population with coverage:
87.07%

21. Anchorage, AK

Overall health-care coverage: 79.51%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
88.58%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.69%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.46%

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20. San Antonio

Overall health-care coverage: 78.12%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
87.90%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.71%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.87%

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19. Cape Coral, FL

Overall health-care coverage: 78.27%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
82.52%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
99.06%
Disabled population with coverage:
89.09%

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18. Atlanta

Overall health-care coverage: 80.37%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
89.21%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.07%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.05%

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17. Corpus Christi, TX

Overall health-care coverage: 76.83%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
87.53%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
99.07%
Disabled population with coverage:
84.12%

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16. College Station, TX

Overall health-care coverage: 82.36%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
87.53%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.25%
Disabled population with coverage:
84.68%

15. Riverside, CA

Overall health-care coverage: 78.42%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
88.19%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
97.86%
Disabled population with coverage:
88.19%

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14. Beaumont, TX

Overall health-care coverage: 74.99%
Age 18 and lower with coverage: 85.55%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
99.08%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.31%

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13. Bakersfield, CA

Overall health-care coverage: 76.09%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
89.37%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.23%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.75%

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12. Los Angeles

Overall health-care coverage: 78.03%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
88.90%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
97.64%
Disabled population with coverage:
88.86%

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11. Visalia, CA

Overall health-care coverage: 76.86%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
86.41%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.48%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.95%

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10. Austin, TX

Overall health-care coverage: 79.31%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
86.27%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.29%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.05%

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9. Reno, NV

Overall health-care coverage: 78.36%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
81.01%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.99%
Disabled population with coverage:
86.89%

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8. Orlando

Overall health-care coverage: 78.30%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
85.48%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.21%
Disabled population with coverage:
87.19%

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7. Las Vegas

Overall health-care coverage: 76.79%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
81.74%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
97.77%
Disabled population with coverage:
87.51%

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6. Naples, FL

Overall health-care coverage: 75.57%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
77.30%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
98.38%
Disabled population with coverage:
88.55%

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5. Dallas

Overall health-care coverage: 76.39%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
83.69%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
97.96%
Disabled population with coverage:
84.55%

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4. Miami

Overall health-care coverage: 73.51%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
82.72%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
97.25%
Disabled population with coverage:
87.91%

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3. Houston

Overall health-care coverage: 74.46%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
82.86%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
97%
Disabled population with coverage:
84.93%

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2. El Paso, TX

Overall health-care coverage: 68.15%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
83.08%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
95.52%
Disabled population with coverage:
81.60%

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1. McAllen, TX

Overall health-care coverage: 62.72%
Age 18 and lower with coverage:
80.57%
Age 65 and higher with coverage:
95.55%
Disabled population with coverage:
76.91%

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