ABC News/Kaiser Family Foundation/USA Today Health Care in America 2006 Survey

This poll examines Americans’ views and experiences related to health care costs and quality, as well as their attitudes toward possible policy solutions. The results are featured in a series of reports on ABC News programs,, and in USA Today during the week of Oct. 15, 2006.

The ABC News/Kaiser Family Foundation/USA Today Survey Project is a three-way partnership. Representatives of ABC News, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and USA Today worked together to develop the survey questionnaire. ABC News and USA Today individually retain editorial control over the content they broadcast or publish.

The Health Care in America Survey is a nationally representative survey of 1,201 adults conducted from Sept. 7 to 12, 2006. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points for results based on total respondents.

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ABC News’ materials related to the survey, including an analysis, are available online.