Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

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

 

Very worried

Somewhat worried

Not too worried

Not at all worried

DK/Ref.

Having to pay more for your health care or health insurance

47

31

10

12

1

Not being able to afford the health care services you think you need

38

24

18

19

Not being able to afford the prescription drugs you need

36

23

18

22

1

Your health plan being more concerned about saving money for the plan than about what is the best treatment for you*

35

32

15

15

3

Losing your health insurance coverage*

32

19

19

29

The quality of health care services you receive getting worse

29

29

19

22

1

‡ 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.

Topics

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.