the National Health Council's poll and past poll results
Have you or a member of your family ever participated in a clinical trial?
Current Poll Results
Past Poll Results
Question: How much emphasis do you think is placed on prevention in our current health care system?
|Not much at all||50%|
Question: Rising health care costs are undermining the living standards of working families and increasing their struggles to make ends meet. Do you
Question: In the past year, have you or your family postponed getting health care procedures and care due to the cost?
Question: Does your employer pay for your health benefits?
Question: The U.S. health care system needs
|To be completely rebuilt||37.5%|
Question: Rate your support for the following statement:
To achieve meaningful health care reform we must establish personal health teams of health professionals (like nurses, nutritionists, and preventive care specialists) coordinated by a physician or other team leader, to support patient care management at a lower cost to patients.
Question: If you could make one change to the U.S. health care system, it would be:
|Ending restrictions based on pre-existing health conditions||35.29%|
|Controlling out-of-pocket costs||52.94%|
|Ending lifetime caps on health care coverage||11.76%|
Question: If a clinical trial for a new treatment was available in your area, the best way to make you aware of it would be:
|Internet or email||26.67%|
|Notice in a health care provider office||13.33%|
|Notice at the pharmacy||6.67%|
|Notice at a house of worship/community center||6.67%|
Question: How much of your total household annual income is going towards health costs?
|Less than 10%||54.55%|
|10 to 25%||27.27%|
|25 to 50%||9.09%|
|50 to 75%||0%|
|More than 75%||0%|
Question: How important is it to you that Congress pass a meaningful health care reform bill this year?
Question: Health insurance plans need to reward patients who take steps to prevent chronic diseases (i.e., obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer). Do you...
Question: Of the health care reform legislation directives that go into effect this year, which one is most important to you?
|Requires my health insurance company to cover my child who has a pre-existing condition||0%|
|Requires my health insurance company to cover my child until s/he is 26||22.22%|
|Requires my health insurance company to provide preventative services without a co-pay||22.22%|
|Prohibits my health insurance company from imposing a lifetime benefits cap||22.22%|
|Prohibits my health insurance company from dropping my coverage for a medically related reason||33.33%|
|Offers me a $250 rebate for being in the Medicare Part D||0%|
Question: Have you or a member of your family ever participated in a clinical trial?
Question: In light of our nation's economic situation, how important is investing in health research for our country?
|Not at all important||0%|
Question: When you have a health related question, where do you go to seek the answer?
|Health care provider||20%|
|Friend or family member||0%|
Question: Have you or a family member ever stayed in a job due to a fear of losing health benefits?
Question: Are you a registered organ donor?
Question: Of the health care reform directives that went into effect in September, which one is most important to you?
|Ban insurers from setting lifetime limits on coverage.||44.44%|
|Provide preventive care without charging a deductible or co-pay.||22.22%|
|Ending exclusions based on pre-existing conditions on children under 19.||33.33%|
|Remove barriers to emergency department services.||0%|
|Allow young people under 26 to remain on a parent's family policy.||0%|
Question: In the newly elected Congress, how much importance should the House and Senate place on developing treatments and cures for diseases to improve the overall health of patients? Would you like Congress to
|increase federal spending on health research to find cures||100%|
|decrease federal spending on health research||0%|
|keep federal spending on health research at the current level||0%|