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Voters Say Cost #1 Health Care Problem But Don’t See Government Solution

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Voters continue to believe that cost is the number one problem by far with health care in America today, and most still say the solution is to get government out of the way.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 70% of Likely U.S. Voters rank cost as the biggest problem with health care. In far, far distant second is the availability of health care, ranked as the biggest problem by 11%. Eight percent (8%) feel the quality of care is the biggest problem with health care in America today, while another eight percent (8%) say it’s something else. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 31-April 1, 2019 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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