Americans Report Paying More For Health Care Compared to Five Years Ago
While most Americans say their personal health hasn’t changed much over the past five years, most say they’re paying more for health care than they were five years ago.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 15% of American Adults say their own health is better than it was five years ago, but 27% say their health is worse. Fifty-five percent (55%) say their health is about the same as it was five years ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 7-8, 2016 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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