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Source: Public’s Assessment of Health Care System: July 1999

Which of the following three statements comes closest to expressing your overall view of the health care system in the United States?… 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. Our health care system has so much wrong with it that we need to completely rebuild it.
12%  Minor charges
61   Fundamental changes
25   Completely rebuild it
2    Don't know/No answer
Methodology:  Conducted by CBS News, July 13, 1999-July 14, 1999 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 722. Data provided by The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut.


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