Associated Press Health Care Law Poll January 2011

The health care poll was conducted by the Associated Press and Gfk Roper Public Affairs Corporate Communications from January 5 – 10, 2011. By telephone they spoke to 1001 Americans ages 18+

For a more detailed breakdown of participants demographics and answers such as if they strongly or somewhat supported or opposed a topic you can read the full poll results at. www.ap-gfkpoll.com/

Religious affiliation:
Protestant 25%
Catholic 25%
Mormon 1%
Jewish 1%
Muslim 1%
Other 26%
No religious denomination 19%

Of the “Other” religion 87% were Christian and 13% were not.

What do Pagans think? You can answer the same questions as the AP poll at www.surveymonkey.com/s/CZFX8TR

In general, do you support, oppose or neither support nor oppose the health care reforms that were passed by Congress in March?
Support 40%
Neither Support nor Oppose 16%
Oppose 41%

What would you prefer Congress do with the new health care law?
Leave it as is. 19%
Change it so that it does MORE to change the health care system. 43%
Change it so that it does LESS to change the health care system. 10%
Repeal it completely 26%

Do you favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose a law…?

…that would require every American to have health insurance, or pay money to the government as a penalty if they do not, unless the person is very poor?
Favor 31%
Oppose 59%

…requiring most medium-size and large companies to offer health insurance to their employees or pay money to the government as a penalty if they don’t?
Favor 59%
Oppose 32%

…requiring insurance companies to sell health insurance to a person who is currently sick or has had a serious illness in the past, which would
probably cause most Americans to pay more for health insurance?

Favor 50%
Oppose 34%

…saying that an insurance company cannot stop selling health insurance to one of their customers if that person gets a serious illness?

Favor 59%
Oppose 34%

The Staff of Asclepius has set up a poll for Pagans asking these same questions. Participate at www.surveymonkey.com/s/CZFX8TR

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