The uninsured might be taking a wait-and-see approach. Or perhaps they're just ignoring the fact that the new health insurance exchanges are up and hobbling.

Those are a couple of the conclusions possible based on a Gallup survey released Friday that found that just 18 percent of uninsured Americans have so far tried to visit an exchange website.

A slightly higher figure, 22 percent, of uninsured Americans who say they plan to get insurance through the exchanges have bothered to visit the federal website, Gallup said.

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