Source: Public’s Assessment of Health Care System: October 2002

Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing your overall view of the health care system in this country…?
22%  On the whole, the health care system works pretty well and only minor changes are needed to make it work better
51   There are some good things about our health care system, but major changes are needed to make it work better
25   The American health care system has so much wrong with it that we need to completely rebuild it
3    Don't know
Survey by National Public Radio, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Methodology:  Fieldwork conducted by ICR–International Communications Research, October 23, 2002-October 27, 2002 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1007. 


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