Quote of the Day | August 9. 2018

“The average life expectancy in Oklahoma is the fourth-lowest in the country … and then when it comes to heart disease, cancer, stroke, heart disease incidence, they all tend to be a little bit higher in Oklahoma. I don’t think it helps that Oklahoma has the second-highest uninsured rate for adults in the country.”

-WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez, speaking about their new report that ranks Oklahoma 45th in the country for its health care system [Public Radio Tulsa]


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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