Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index, August 1997

The August, 1997 Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index includes questions about major health issues covered in the news, including questions about the Non-profit and For-profit health care. The survey is based on a national random sample of 1,000 American conducted July 1- 31, 1997. The Health News Index is designed to help the news media and people in the health care field gain a better understanding of which health stories in the news Americans are following and what they understand about the health issues covered in the news. Every two months, Kaiser/Harvard issues a new index report.