Among the report’s most troubling findings: The number of Americans without any health care coverage grew by more than four million in 2009.
That left almost one-fifth of non-elderly people uninsured.
Among those between 19 and 29 years old, nearly one-third lacked coverage.
The study underscores the degree to which the recession has accelerated the loss of basic elements once viewed as inextricable pieces of a middle class life.
The number of Americans lacking medical coverage now exceeds the population