HEALTH CARE ISSUES: THE VIEW FROM NEW JERSEY SUPPORT FOR DRASTIC HEALTH CARE CHANGES AND UNIVERSAL COVERAGE DECLINES

Posted at 12:01 am October 2, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Healthcare, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

During the last two years there has been a shift in New Jerseyans’ opinions about the nation’s health care system, from support for major changes to a more moderate approach. The percentage of state residents who feel the country’s health care system needs to be completely rebuilt has declined 12 percentage points from 50 to 38 percent. In addition, while 8-in-10 New Jerseyans support legislation that will ensure health care coverage for every American, this is a decline of 10 percentage points from two years ago when 9-in-10 supported this policy.

 

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