Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Web MD on a Harvard survey on "Socialized Medicine"

From WebMD Medical News

Feb. 14, 2008 -- A new poll shows that U.S. voters are divided on the issue of socialized medicine, which is a single-payer, government-run health care system.

The poll comes from the Harvard School of Public Health and Harris Interactive. More than 2,000 people took part in the poll, conducted by phone in January and February.

First, people were asked how well they understood the term "socialized medicine."

About two-thirds -- 67% -- said they understand the term "very well" or "somewhat well." Thirty percent said they don't understand the term very well or at all. The rest said they didn't know or didn't answer that question.

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