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72% Favor Individual Choice When It Comes to How Much Health Insurance Coverage

Monday, April 15, 2013

Voters remain closely divided in their opinions of President Obama’s new health care law but also are still very clear that individuals, not the government, should decide how much health insurance they need.  The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters now view the health care law favorably, while 49% have an unfavorable opinion of it. This includes 18% who regard the law Very Favorably and twice as many (35%) with a Very Unfavorable view. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 13-14, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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