Issues

February 29 - March 5, 2012: Kaiser Health Tracking Poll---Nationwide poll on expanding Medicaid to cover low-income, uninsured adults.

Topic(s): Health


(Next, I'm going to read you several elements of the (2010)health reform law. As I read each one, please tell me whether you feel very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable about it.)...The law will expand the existing Medicaid program to cover more low-income, uninsured adults....(Read for first item, then as necessary:) Would you say you feel very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable about that?


36%     Very favorable

 

34%     Somewhat favorable

 

12%     Somewhat unfavorable

 

15%     Very unfavorable

 

3%       Don’t know/Refused

 

Methodology:Conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, February 29 -March 5, 2012 and based on 1,208 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult.704 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 504 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 279 who had no landline telephone.[USPSRA.031412HTP.R11B]

 

Formal Citation

 

Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, Feb, 2012. Retrieved Mar-21-2012 from the iPOLL Databank, The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut. http://www.ropercenter.uconn.edu/data_access/ipoll/ipoll.html