Source: Public’s Assessment of Health Care System: October 1987

Which of the following statements comes closest to your overall view of the American health care system…?

23%  On the whole, our health-care system works pretty well, and only minor changes are necessary to make it make work better
51   There are some good things about our health care system, but major changes are needed to make it work better
21   The American health care system has so much wrong with it that we need to completely rebuild it.
5    Don't know

Methodology: Conducted by Cambridge Reports/Research International during October, 1987 and based on personal interviews with a national adult sample of 1,500. Sample size is approximate. Data provided by The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut. 


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