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Source: Health Care as Most Important Issue for Government to Address: Harris Polls

Date of survey

Number of interviews

Percent naming health care

1/22-26/1993

1255

31%

3/4-10/1993

1255

35%

4/28-5/3/1993

1252

38%

6/24-29/1993

1253

29%

8/13-15/1993

1260

34%

10/1-6/1993

1256

55%

11/11-15/1993

1254

40%

12/20-26/1993

1250

34%

2/2-6/1994

1252

45%

4/4-7/1994

1255

41%

5/23-26/1994

1253

42%

9/17-21/1994

1250

34%

11/8-10/1994

1246

30%

12/9-14/1994

1250

26%

6/8-11/1995

1004

16%

10/26-29/1995

1005

16%

1/9-13/1997

1005

11%

6/5-6/1997

1000

9%

8/20-26/1997

1007

11%

10/15-19/1997

1003

12%

1/14-18/1998

1000

11%

2/18-23/1998

999

8%

4/22-27/1998

1011

9%

7/17-21/1998

1011

15%

8/12-17/1998

1006

12%

9/9-13/1998

1009

7%

11/11-15/1998

1010

10%

1/7-12/1999

1008

11%

2/11-15/1999

1007

12%

4/8-13/1999

1006

10%

5/14-19/1999

1010

7%

6/10-15/1999

1006

9%

8/8-12/1999

1008

12%

9/17-21/1999

1009

13%

10/22-25/1999

1019

19%

12/2-9/1999

1009

14%

1/6-10/2000

1010

17%

2/17-21/2000

1013

17%

4/7-10/2000

1024

15%

6/8-12/2000

1015

18%

7/13-17/2000

1010

14%

9/8-17/2000

1002

21%

2/22-3/3/2001

1008

10%

6/13-18/2001

1010

12%

7/20-25/2001

1022

15%

12/14-19/2001

1014

5%

1/16-21/2002

1011

6%

2/13-19/2002

1021

8%

3/13-19/2002

1017

10%

4/9-13/2002

1021

9%

5/15-21/2002

1013

8%

6/14-17/2002

1010

7%

7/18-22/2002

1010

9%

8/15-19/2002

1011

8%

10/15-21/2002

1010

8%

11/14-18/2002

1010

10%

2/12-16/2003

1010

9%

4/10-15/2003

1010

11%

6/10-15/2003

1011

15%

8/12-17/2003

1011

11%

10/14-19/2003

1017

14%

Source: Polls conducted by Harris Interactive and based on telephone interviews with national adult samples (sizes noted above). Cited in: Blendon et. al. 2003. Americans’ views of the uninsured: An era for hybrid proposals. Health Affairs, Web Exclusive, W3 :405-414.

http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/hlthaff.w3.405v1/DC1 (Exhibit1)

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