7/31/2009

Fox News poll indicates that 27 million without health insurance

How does the government know how many people don't have health insurance? It figures this out through polls. A new Fox News poll shows that about 9 percent of Americans, about 27 million people say that they are without health insurance. This is essentially the same percentage that they got in 1998.

Do you have health insurance?
. . . . . . . . . . Yes . . . No (Don’t know)
21-22 Jul 09
Everyone . . . 91% . . 9 . . . -
Democrats . 88% . . .12 . . -
Republicans . 94% . . 6 . . . -
Independents 94% . . 6 . . . -
15-16 Jul 98 . . 91% . . 8 . . . 1


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OpenID insurgent said...

Not to mention that about the same percentage that are unemployed!

8/01/2009 10:44 PM  
Blogger 1 said...

"Not to mention that about the same percentage that are unemployed!"...

Yeah but how many of that alledged number you cite are unemployed voluntarily?

From the BLS dated June of '09: The number of unemployed persons (14.7 million) and the unemployment
rate (9.5 percent) were little changed in June
...

8/02/2009 1:27 PM  

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