California Voters Define Kids Coverage as a Top Health Priority


This bi-partisan survey conducted for The California Endowment by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and Public Opinion Strategies finds overwhelming demand for health care reform in California and support for universal children's health care coverage. Voters of all partisan and ideological persuasions - as well as voters in all parts of the state - support reform, which must include health coverage for all of California’s children.

Methodology

This memo is based on a bi-partisan survey conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and Public Opinion Strategies on behalf of the California Endowment April 17-26, 2007. The survey, of 1,000 registered California voters, has a margin of error of +/-3.5 percent.

Key Findings

  • Among specific health care concerns, voters worry most about children not having health insurance.
  • Nearly seven in ten voters think that California’s health care system needs to be substantially overhauled
  • Nearly three out of four voters continue to support universal health care coverage for children even after the costs involved are described to them.

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