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Toplines - Health Care Update - September 8-9, 2009

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted September 8-9, 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?

27% Strongly favor

17% Somewhat favor

12% Somewhat oppose

41% Strongly oppose

3% 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?

13% Very likely

34% Somewhat likely

27% Not very likely

13% Not at all likely

13% Not sure

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

29% Better

48% Worse

15% Stay about the same

8% 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?

46% Cost of health care will go up

22% Cost will go down
23% Stay the same

9% Not sure

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