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Fifteen percent of Maryland's non-elderly residents have no health insurance. Reports show that poor, young Hispanics are particularly hard hit. But the state's American Indians also suffer.

Find brief profiles of some of those affected.

The governor's wellmobile provides healthcare to the uninsured.

Special report produced by Newsline's Melanie Lo; banner graphic by Ms. Lo. Reporting by Newsline's Mike Santa Rita and Ms. Lo, and by Capital News Service's Ryan Basen, Elizabeth A. Weiss and Kim Hart. Edited for the Web by Chris Harvey, and for print by Adrianne Flynn, Steve Crane and Tony Barbieri.

Published April 27, 2005; package last updated March 4, 2008

Copyright 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism

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