3.6 million Floridians uninsured | Print |

One in five Floridians, or more than 3.6 million people, were without health coverage last year as poverty increased in the state and median income fell nearly 4 percent to $46,206 in the 2007-08 period compared to the 2005-06 average of $48,095.

"Far too many Floridians lack adequate health coverage and even more are at risk of losing coverage because of the weakness of the economy," said John Hall, executive director of the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy, in a news release.

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