Government Support for Health Care 1956 -1968
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|Help People Get Care||54
|Govt. Should Stay Out||26
|Don't Know, No Interest||20
Percentage Within Study Year
Source: VCF0805 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset, weighted with VCF0009z
1956,1960: "'The government ought to help people get doctors and hospital care at low cost.'" (CARD WITH RESPONSE CHOICES SHOWN TO R)
1962: "'The government ought to help people get doctors and hospital care at low cost.' Do you have an opinion on this or not?" (IF YES:) "Do you agree that the government should do this or do you think the government should not do it?"
1964,1968: "Some say the government in Washington ought to help people get doctors and hospital care at low cost; others say the government should not get into this. Have you been interested enough in this to favor one side over the other?" (IF YES) "What is your position?"