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(Now I am going to ask you some questions about Medicaid, also known in your state as state-specific name, the government health insurance and long-term care program for low-income adults and children.)...As you may know, the Trump administration is allowing some states to change their Medicaid program to require adults without disabilities to be working or looking for work in order to have health insurance through Medicaid. Do you think each of the following is a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason behind these proposed changes to Medicaid?...To help lift people out of poverty...Is this a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason behind these proposed changes to Medicaid? (Source: Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, Feb, 2018)


49%
Major reason

24%
Minor reason

23%
Not a reason

4%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Conducted by Abt Associates, February 15 - February 20, 2018 and based on 1,193 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 422 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 771 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 502 who had no landline telephone. [USSRBI.030118K.R08A] (View Citation)

Topics: HEALTH WELFARE STATES ECONOMICS





(Now I am going to ask you some questions about Medicaid, also known in your state as state-specific name, the government health insurance and long-term care program for low-income adults and children.)...(As you may know, the Trump administration is allowing some states to change their Medicaid program to require adults without disabilities to be working or looking for work in order to have health insurance through Medicaid.)...Which of these do you think is the main reason behind these proposed changes to Medicaid?...To help lift people out of poverty, to reduce government spending by limiting the number of people on the program (Source: Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, Feb, 2018)


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of those who think both are major reasons behind the proposed changes.
47%
To help lift people out of poverty

49%
To reduce government spending by limiting the number of people on the program

4%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Conducted by Abt Associates, February 15 - February 20, 2018 and based on 1,193 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 422 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 771 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 502 who had no landline telephone. [USSRBI.030118K.R08C] (View Citation)

Topics: HEALTH WELFARE STATES ECONOMICS





Bearing in mind that our problem is to build the strongest nation possible in order to meet any situation, which one of the four groups of things about which we have been talking do you think the government is warranted in spending the most money on--increased armaments, dealing with the agricultural problem, reducing poverty and unemployment, or public construction? Which second? Third? Fourth?... Armaments (Source: Roper/Fortune Survey, Jan, 1940)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5 percent
32%
First

20%
Second

19%
Third

18%
Fourth

1%
Don't do at all

*
Unimportant

9%
Don't know

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Survey by Fortune. Methodology: Conducted by Roper Organization during January, 1940 and based on 5,097 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USROPER.40-014.Q10A] (View Citation)

Topics: SPENDING DEFENSE

Dataset: USRFOR1940-014







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