Emily Swanson | July 29, 2009
Kaiser Family Foundation
7/7-14/09; 1,205 adults, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
State of the Country
33% Satisfied, 61% Dissatisfied
Do you think (____) would be better off or worse off if the president and Congress passed health care reform, or don't you think it would make much difference?
You and your family: 39% Better off, 21% Worse off
The country as a whole: 51% Better off, 23% Worse off
Do you favor or oppose...
Creating a government-administered public health insurance option similar to Medicare to compete with private health insurance plans
59% Favor, 36% Oppose
Requiring all Americans to have health insurance, either from their employer or from another source, with financial help for those who can't afford it
68% Favor, 29% Oppose