Research

February 16-20, 2012: Associated Press/Gfk---Nationwide poll on the individual mandate in the health care reform law.

Topic(s): Health


Do you favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose a law...that would require every American to have health insurance, or pay money to the government as a penalty if they do not, unless the person is very poor? (If Favor/Oppose, ask:) Is that strongly or somewhat?

17%     Strongly Favor 

16%     Somewhat Favor

6%     Neither Favor Nor Oppose

15%     Somewhat Oppose

43%     Strongly Oppose

2%     Don’t Know

*          Refused

Subpopulation/Note: * = less than .5%

Survey by Associated Press. Methodology: Conducted by Gfk Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications, February 16 - February 20, 2012 and based on 1,000 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. Interviews were conducted with respondents on landline telephones and cellular telephones. [USAP.030812G.R30A]

Formal Citation

Associated Press/Gfk Poll, Feb, 2012. Retrieved Apr-19-2012 from the iPOLL Databank, The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut. http://www.ropercenter.uconn.edu/data_access/ipoll/ipoll.html