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

Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing your overall view of the health care system in this country…?
20%  On the whole, the health care system works pretty well and only minor changes are needed to make it work better
57   There are some good things about our health care system, but major changes are needed to make it work better
23   The American health care system has so much wrong with it that we need to completely rebuild it
1    Don't know
Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, National Public Radio. Methodology:  Fieldwork conducted by ICR–International Communications Research, March 28, 2002-May 1, 2002 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1205. 


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