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Stats of our lives: Health insurance headaches

Millions upon millions of young adults have trouble paying medical bills — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

40 Percent of Americans age 19 to 29 who lacked health insurance at some point in 2011

60 Percent of those insurance-less Americans who said coverage was simply too costly6.6 millionYoung adults between 19 and 25 who were able to stay on or join their parents' health plans in 2011 thanks to ObamaCare

Sources: Commonwealth Fund, CBS News