57% Haven’t Been Impacted By Health Care Law Yet
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
While most voters still want to repeal the two-year-old national health care law, the majority also says the law has had no impact on them personally thus far.
Most of the health care law’s provisions won’t go into effect until 2014, and just 13% of Likely U.S. Voters say they personally have been helped by the law to date, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Twice as many (26%) say they have been hurt by the passage of the law. Fifty-seven percent (57%) say the law has had no direct impact on their lives. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on March 19-20, 2012 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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