Health Matters Poll

NJHCQI

The New Jersey Health Matters Poll is a collaboration between the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The periodic survey measures New Jersey citizen attitudes on current health care topics of interest. For more information on the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, click here.

 

Health Matters Poll Press Releases

NEW JERSEY VOTERS SUPPORT INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES, FEDERAL AND STATE FUNDING FOR LOW-INCOME WOMEN’S HEALTH

JUNE 14, 2017 – As officials consider changes to Medicaid funding at the state and federal levels, and as Congress weighs health insurance reform, large majorities of New Jersey registered voters want to maintain federal and state funding for women’s reproductive health services for lower-income women, as well as current health insurance requirements related to such services. These results come from the latest poll in the New Jersey Health Matters series by the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Results are from a statewide poll of 605 New Jersey registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 4.9 percentage points. A number of questions asked in this poll replicate a national March 2017 Kaiser Health Tracking Poll.

NEW JERSEYANS OPEN TO RECEIVING CARE IN A VARIETY OF SETTINGS, ESPECIALLY IF IT MEANS LONGER VISITS, LESS WAITING, AND LOWER COSTS

FEBRUARY 22, 2017 – The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a poll exploring where most New Jerseyans receive their health care, what their comfort levels are receiving care in a variety of settings, such as urgent care centers, private physician offices, and emergency departments, and under what circumstances they would seek care at alternate locations.. This poll is the latest in the Health Matters series, a partnership between the two organizations that studies New Jerseyans’ attitudes on a variety of health-related issues.

MOST NEW JERSEYANS NEW TO ‘TELEHEALTH,’ BUT MANY WILLING TO USE TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES

JANUARY 18, 2017 – The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a poll today exploring how New Jersey residents feel about “telehealth,” which allows patients to use video calls, text and other technology to receive health care services. This poll is the latest in the Health Matters series, a partnership between the two organizations that studies New Jerseyans’ attitudes on a variety of health-related issues.

END-OF-LIFE CARE IN NEW JERSEY: MAJORITY HAS THOUGHT ABOUT, DISCUSSED PLANS BUT FAR FEWER HAVE WRITTEN A LIVING WILL

APRIL 4, 2016 – More than six in 10 New Jerseyans say they are mostly comfortable with getting older and have even thought about and discussed their wishes for medical treatment near the end of their life. What residents are actually doing to prepare for this moment, and how familiar they are with important end-of-life care options, is another story, however.