Percent of Uninsured Children 2016

Data Source: 2017 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

The map of today shows the percent of uninsured children in 2016. We can see from the map that a large portion of children uninsured are in states within the Southwest, West and part of the Midwest indicated by the darker shaded regions. From the map we can see the majority of children in states such as Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alaska are uninsured. Do you have any idea why this could be?