Emily Swanson | November 30, 2009
Ipsos / McClatchy
11/19-22/09; 1,176 adults, 2.9% margin of error
ModE: Live telephone interviews
As of right now, do you favor or oppose the healthcare reform proposals presently being discussed?
34% Favor, 46% Oppose (chart)
If opposed: You said you are opposed to the healthcare reform proposals presently being discussed. Is that because...
25% You favor healthcare reform overall but think the current proposals don't go far enough to reform healthcare
66% You oppose healthcare reform overall and think the current proposals go too far in reforming healthcare
If favor: You said you are in favor of the healthcare reform proposals presently being discussed. Is that because...
78% You favor healthcare reform overall and think the current proposals go far enough to reform healthcare
10% You oppose healthcare reform overall and think the current proposals being discussed will keep healthcare reform from happening
Do you favor or oppose...
Creation of a single payer system in which the government controls the entire healthcare insurance system:
22% Favor, 72% Oppose
Creation of a public entity to directly compete with existing health insurance companies:
52% Favor, 36% Oppose
Legislation to permit the creation of insurance co-operatives NOT run by the government:
57% Favor, 31% Oppose
Specific regulations to ensure basic patients' rights, such as portability of coverage.
76% Favor, 13% Oppose
35% Democrat, 24% Republican, 41% independent (chart)