Source: Health Security Watch: Snapshot: February 2004
I’m going to read you a list of things that some people worry about and others do not. I’d like you to tell me how worried you are about each of the following things. (First,) how worried are you about…? Are you very worried, somewhat worried, not too worried, or not at all worried?
Among TOTAL Respondents
Not too worried
Not at all worried
Having to pay more for your health care or health insurance
Not being able to afford the health care services you think you need
Not being able to afford the prescription drugs you need
Your health plan being more concerned about saving money for the plan than about what is the best treatment for you*
Losing your health insurance coverage*
The quality of health care services you receive getting worse
‡ Indicates less than .5%
* Based on those with health insurance coverage only.
Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Harvard School of Public Health. Methodology: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, February 5-8, 2004 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1,201.