Campaign 2000 Typology Survey

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NATSTAND

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

In your opinion, should the federal government create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMOs and managed health care plans, OR would this get the government too involved in health care?
  1) Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's
  2) This would get the government too involved in health care
  9) Don't know/refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's 57.9% 57.9%
This would get the government too involved in health care 35.6% 93.5%
Don't know/refused 6.4% 99.9%
Total N = 1999

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's 58.0% 57.8% 57.9%
This would get the government too involved in health care 36.5% 34.9% 35.6%
Don't know/refused 5.5% 7.3% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1999


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's 67.7% 66.9% 60.0% 57.4% 51.3% 51.2% 58.2%
This would get the government too involved in health care 26.5% 29.1% 34.4% 39.5% 41.5% 37.6% 35.6%
Don't know/refused 5.8% 4.0% 5.6% 3.2% 7.2% 11.2% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's 53.5% 58.4% 56.5% 60.6% 58.0%
This would get the government too involved in health care 32.4% 34.8% 39.2% 34.8% 35.6%
Don't know/refused 14.1% 6.7% 4.2% 4.6% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion or atheist TOTAL
Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's 54.6% 63.3% 59.6% 70.7% 58.1%
This would get the government too involved in health care 37.6% 35.0% 32.9% 21.8% 35.6%
Don't know/refused 7.7% 1.7% 7.6% 7.5% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1931


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's 50.6% 57.7% 56.5% 62.9% 59.4% 67.1% 58.1%
This would get the government too involved in health care 41.1% 36.2% 35.7% 33.1% 34.2% 27.7% 35.5%
Don't know/refused 8.4% 6.1% 7.8% 4.0% 6.4% 5.1% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1983


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Create national standards to protect the rights of patients in HMO's 45.0% 47.8% 62.3% 70.8% 58.1%
This would get the government too involved in health care 51.6% 46.2% 31.6% 23.1% 36.1%
Don't know/refused 3.4% 6.0% 6.0% 6.1% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1934



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