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QN11_B

(Percentages are weighted by NWWEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

All in all, do you favor or oppose the U.S. government guaranteeing health insurance for all citizens, even if it means raising taxes?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 69.2% 69.2%
Oppose 21.4% 90.6%
Don't know 8.9% 99.5%
Refused .5% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 63.0% 69.5% 73.7% 77.5% 65.8% 69.1%
Oppose 25.2% 20.5% 19.5% 18.4% 22.3% 21.6%
Don't know 11.4% 9.5% 6.0% 3.8% 11.6% 8.8%
Refused 0.3% 0.5% 0.8% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 70.3% 69.3% 64.5% 66.9% 68.5% 69.2%
Oppose 20.2% 23.6% 22.3% 27.9% 22.2% 21.5%
Don't know 8.9% 6.5% 12.7% 5.2% 9.1% 8.8%
Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Favor 69.6% 70.7% 71.5% 66.7% 69.2%
Oppose 20.8% 17.2% 22.3% 21.8% 21.5%
Don't know 8.9% 11.5% 5.7% 11.1% 8.9%
Refused 0.7% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 69.3% 69.0% 69.1%
Oppose 22.2% 20.7% 21.5%
Don't know 8.0% 9.7% 8.9%
Refused 0.5% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school grad or GED Business, technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no 4-year degree College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Favor 69.5% 66.5% 70.5% 71.1% 72.9% 69.3%
Oppose 19.7% 22.1% 24.2% 22.7% 23.9% 21.5%
Don't know 10.5% 10.6% 4.2% 5.8% 3.0% 8.7%
Refused 0.3% 0.8% 1.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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