Source: Health Care Priorities: December 2003
What do you think is the most important problem for the government to address? Is there another problem you think is almost as important for the government to address?
Asked of one-half of respondents (n=603)
Rising gas/fuel prices
WAR/FOREIGN POLICY (NET)
War with Iraq
Foreign policy/Foreign relations
World peace/Peace in the Middle East
Middle East crisis
HEALTH CARE (NET)
Health care/health care reform
Prescription drug costs too high
TERRORISM/NATIONAL SECURITY (NET)
Terrorism/Sept. 11 attacks
War on terrorism
Reduce government spending
OTHER GOVERNMENT ISSUES (NET)
Honesty in government
Size of government is too large
Note: Adds up to more than 100 percent because respondents were allowed to give more than one answer.
Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: A nationally representative sample of 1,206 adults ages 18 and older was interviewed by telephone by Princeton Survey Research Associates International between December 3 and December 7, 2003.