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Toplines - Health Care - August 25-26, 2009

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 25-26, 2009

By Rasmussen Reports

1* Generally speaking, do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats?

23% Strongly favor

20% Somewhat favor

10% Somewhat oppose

43% Strongly oppose

4% Not sure

2*
How likely is it that the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats will become law this year?

17% Very likely

32% Somewhat likely

32% Not very likely

9% Not at all likely

10% Not sure

3* If the health care reform plan passes, will the quality of health care get better, worse, or stay about the same?

23% Better

50% Worse

21% Stay about the same

6% Not sure

4* If the health care reform plan passes, will the cost of health care go up, go down, or stay about the same?

52% Cost of health care will go up

17% Cost will go down
21% Stay the same

11% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence