Source: Public’s Assessment of Health Care System: June 1994

Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing your overall view of the health care system in this country?… On the whole, the health care system works pretty well and only minor changes are necessary to make it work better. There are some good things in our health care system, but fundamental changes are needed to make it work better. Our health care system has so much wrong with it that we need to completely rebuild it.
18%  Works pretty well, only minor changes necessary
53   Fundamental changes are needed
28   Need to completely rebuild it
2    Not sure
Survey by Harvard School of Public Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Methodology:  Fieldwork conducted by Louis Harris & Associates, June 10, 1994-September 14, 1994 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1214. Data provided by The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut.


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