Source: Health Care as an Election Issue 1992-2002: November 2000

Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president (November 7, 2000)?…World affairs, Medicare/Prescription drugs, health care, economy/jobs, taxes, education, Social Security

Asked of half sample (50% of voters)

18%   Economy/Jobs
15   Education
14   Taxes
14   Social Security
12   World affairs
8    Health care
7    Medicare/Prescription drugs
13   No answer

Survey by ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, Fox News, CNN, Associated Press. Methodology: Conducted by Voter News Service on November 7, 2000 and based on self-administered and telephone (see note) interviews with a national adult exiting voters (see note) sample of 13,259. There were four forms of the questionnaires which included some questions in common and some that were unique. Telephone surveys of voters in Oregon were conducted October 29-November 4, 2000. The telephone data were combined with the self-administered exit poll data. Two percent of surveys in the national exit poll were conducted by telephone. Data provided by The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut.


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