Pre-Election Poll: Voters, Health Care and the 2008 Election
Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords: election; voters; healthcare
Type: Fact sheet
Coverage: United States
This document contains the detailed toplines from the "Pre-election Poll: Voters, Health Care and the 2008 Election" designed and analyzed by researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard School of Public Health. The study's findings are featured in an article published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
The survey was conducted September 10 through September 21, 2008, among a nationally representative random sample of 1,622 registered voters age 18 and older. Of these registered voters, 680 self-identified as "McCain voters" by saying if the election were held today, they would vote or lean toward voting for McCain-Palin. A total of 765 self-identified as "Obama voters" by saying if the election were held today, they would vote or lean toward voting for Obama-Biden.