If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

Questions - Contraceptive Mandate - February 6-7, 2012

See Toplines

Platinum Page




National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted February 6-7, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Should health insurance companies be required by law to cover all government-approved contraceptives for women, without co-payments or other charges to the patient?

43% Yes
46% No
11% Not sure

2* If health insurance companies are required to cover all government-approved contraceptives for women, without any charges to the patient, will that increase the cost of health insurance, decrease the cost of health insurance, or have no impact on the cost of health insurance?

54% Increase
16% Decrease
21% No impact
  9% Not sure

3* The requirement to provide contraceptives for women violates deeply held beliefs of some churches and religious organizations. If providing such coverage violates the beliefs of a church or religious organization, should the government still require them to provide coverage for contraceptives?

39% Yes
50% No
10% Not sure

4* Should individuals have the right to choose between different types of health insurance plans, including some that cost more and cover just about all medical procedures and some that cost less while covering only major medical procedures?

77% Yes
  9% No
14% Not sure

5* Should the government require every health insurance company and health insurance plan to cover the exact same set of medical procedures?


35% Yes
45% No
19% Not sure


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