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By the numbers: Who is eligible under the Affordable Care Act?

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The New York Times recently published an interesting chart with state-by-state numbers of enrollments in the health exchange, based on data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The newspaper reported that about three-quarters of new enrollees signed up through state-run exchanges. In North Carolina, the McCrory administration rejected a state-run exchange in favor of the federal one.

More than 1.3 million uninsured North Carolinians are eligible for coverage through the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace. Of those...

987,441

have a full-time worker in the family

497,214

are 19–34 years old

743,211

are white

379,704

are African-American

138,385

are Latino

36,008

are Asian-American or Pacific Islander

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Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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