Source: Public’s Assessment of Health Care System: January 1996

Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing your overall view of the country's health care system? 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.
16%  Works pretty well and only minor changes necessary
59   Fundamental changes are needed
24   Need to completely rebuild it
1    Not sure
Methodology:  Conducted by Louis Harris & Associates, January 18, 1996-January 22, 1996 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1005. Data provided by The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut.


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