46 mln Americans have no health insurance

The number of Americans without health insurance rose to more than 46 mln in 2005, the US Census Bureau said. The number of Americans without health insurance for those full 12 months rose by 1.3 mln to 46.6 mln, according to the survey of 100,000 households. The percentage of people without it increased to 15.9% in 2005 from 15.6% in 2004.