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Source: Health Care as a Voting Issue by Age – 2002: October 2002 Health

Now, thinking specifically about health care… What health care issue, if any, will be most important to you in deciding how to vote for US Congress? (PROBE: Is there another health care issue that will be almost as important to you?)

 

Total

Ages 18-64

Ages 65+

Prescription Drug Costs

21

17

41

Health Care Costs

18

18

14

Expanding Health Insurance Coverage

16

18

9

Medicare/Medicaid/Care for the Elderly

13

12

20

Patient’s Bill of Rights

2

3

No issue

14

14

15

Don’t know

18

19

10

Survey by National Public Radio, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Methodology: Fieldwork conducted by ICR–International Communications Research, October 23-October 27, 2002 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1,007.

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