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Toplines - Health Care - February 21-22, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
February 21-22, 2010

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?

Date

Strongly Favor

Somewhat favor

Somewhat oppose

Strongly oppose

Not sure

Feb 21-22, 2010

23%

18%

11%

45%

4%

Feb 9-10, 2010

19%

20%

10%

48%

4%

Jan 20-21, 2010

18%

22%

8%

50%

3%

Jan 16-17, 2010

18%

20%

12%

44%

6%

Jan 8-9, 2010

19%

21%

10%

45%

5%

Jan 3, 2010

22%

20%

9%

43%

7%

Dec 27, 2009

21%

19%

12%

43%

5%

Dec 18-19, 2009

19%

22%

10%

45%

5%

Dec 12-13, 2009

19%

21%

10%

46%

5%

Dec 4-5, 2009

23%

18%

11%

40%

7%

Nov 28, 2009

22%

19%

13%

40%

6%

Nov 21-22, 2009

21%

17%

13%

43%

6%

Nov 13-14, 2009

25%

22%

10%

39%

5%

Nov 7-8, 2009

25%

20%

10%

42%

3%

Oct 30-31, 2009

23%

19%

10%

44%

4%

Oct 24-25, 2009

23%

22%

11%

40%

4%

Oct 16-17, 2009

24%

18%

12%

42%

4%

Oct 10-11, 2009

23%

21%

11%

39%

5%

Oct 2-3, 2009

28%

18%

12%

38%

4%

Sept 24-25, 2009

23%

18%

13%

43%

3%

Sept 16-17, 2009

24%

19%

12%

44%

2%

Sept 15-16, 2009

25%

19%

10%

43%

2%

Sept 14-15, 2009

23%

19%

11%

44%

3%

Sept 13-14, 2009

23%

22%

11%

41%

3%

Sept 12-13, 2009

28%

23%

8%

38%

3%

Sept 11-12. 2009

30%

18%

8%

40%

3%

Sept 10-11, 2009

31%

16%

10%

39%

4%

Sept 9-10, 2009

30%

16%

12%

39%

3%

Sept 8-9, 2009

27%

17%

12%

41%

3%

Aug 25-26, 2009

23%

20%

10%

43%

4%



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

Date

Very likely

Somewhat likely

Not very likely

Not at all likely

Not sure

Feb 21-22, 2010

13%

25%

33%

18%

11%

Feb 9-10, 2010

6%

35%

38%

12%

8%

Jan 20-21, 2010

14%

28%

36%

14%

9%

Jan 16-17, 2010

27%

43%

16%

4%

11%

Jan 8-9, 2010

31%

38%

15%

6%

10%

Jan 3, 2010

32%

33%

19%

5%

11%

Dec 27, 2009

28%

39%

18%

4%

11%

Dec 18-19, 2009

15%

34%

28%

11%

12%

Dec 12-13, 2009

13%

35%

28%

13%

11%

Dec 4-5, 2009

17%

35%

28%

9%

12%

Nov 28, 2009

12%

37%

31%

9%

12%

Nov 21-22, 2009

17%

33%

30%

9%

11%

Nov 13-14, 2009

19%

35%

26%

10%

10%

Nov 7-8, 2009

20%

36%

27%

6%

12%

Oct 30-31, 2009

19%

34%

26%

10%

11%

Oct 24-25, 2009

20%

34%

28%

7%

10%

Oct 16-17, 2009

21%

35%

24%

8%

12%

Oct 10-11, 2009

17%

35%

27%

8%

13%

Oct 2-3, 2009

15%

37%

27%

11%

10%

Sept 24-25, 2009

18%

28%

32%

15%

8%

Sept 16-17, 2009

17%

31%

29%

13%

9%

Sept 15-16, 2009

19%

31%

29%

13%

8%

Sept 14-15. 2009

18%

33%

27%

12%

10%

Sept 13-14, 2009

18%

33%

26%

11%

14%

Sept 12-13, 2009

19%

36%

24%

9%

12%

Sept 11-12, 2009

17%

34%

30%

10%

10%

Sept 10-11, 2009

19%

33%

30%

11%

7%

Sept 9-10, 2009

18%

33%

27%

12%

10%

Sept 8-9, 2009

13%

34%

27%

13%

13%

Aug 25-26, 2009

17%

32%

32%

9%

10%

3* How would you rate the way that Barack Obama has handled the issue of healthcare reform…excellent, good, fair or poor?

12% Excellent
22% Good
15% Fair
50% Poor

2% Not sure

4* What would be a better strategy to reform the healthcare system...passing a comprehensive bill that covers all aspects of the healthcare system or passing smaller bills that address problems individually?

27% Passing a comprehensive bill that cover all aspects of the healthcare system

63% Passing smaller bills that address problems individually

11% Not sure

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