Overwhelming Majority Of Americans Want Public Option

Posted by | December 3, 2009 13:01 | Filed under: Top Stories

A Thomson-Reuters poll shows 59.9% of Americans want health care reform that includes a public option (via FIREDOGLAKE)

Here are some of the results of the telephone survey of 2,999 households called from November 9-17 as part of the Thomson Reuters PULSE Healthcare Survey:

* Believe in public option: 59.9 percent yes, 40.1 percent no.


* 86 percent of Democrats support the public option versus 57 percent of Independents and 33 percent of Republicans.


* Quality of healthcare will be better 12 months from now: 35 percent strongly disagree. 11.6 percent strongly agree. 29.9 percent put themselves in the middle.


* Believe the amount of money spent on healthcare will be less 12 months from now: 52 percent strongly disagree, 13 percent strongly agree.


* 23 percent believe it will be easier for people to receive the care they need a year from now.


The nationally representative survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.8 percent.

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