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(President (Donald) Trump has said that bringing down high drug prices will be a top priority this year. Congress has discussed some options, and I'm going to ask you about a few of these proposals.) (Would you favor or oppose the federal government negotiating with pharmaceutical companies to lower the prices of prescription drugs for seniors on Medicare?) Would you still favor this if it meant some pharmaceutical companies might stop selling certain prescriptions drugs to seniors through Medicare because of these lower prices, or would you now oppose these negotiations? (Source: Politico/Harvard Public Health Poll, Feb, 2018)


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of Form B half sample.
42%
Favor even if it meant some pharmaceutical companies might stop selling certain prescriptions drugs to seniors through Medicare because of these lower prices

8%
Oppose the federal government negotiating with pharmaceutical companies to lower the prices of prescription drugs for seniors on Medicare

39%
Oppose if it meant some pharmaceutical companies might stop selling certain prescriptions drugs to seniors through Medicare because of these lower prices

11%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Politico, Harvard School of Public Health. Methodology: Conducted by Social Science Research Solutions, February 21 - February 25, 2018 and based on 1,007 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. The interviews were conducted by landline and cell phones. [USSSRS.031418PH.R15] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT BUSINESS HEALTH ELDERLY MEDICINE





(How common is it for each of the following to happen to people in their last few years of life?)...To move somewhere other than where they want to be living...Would you say this is very common, somewhat common, not too common, or not at all common for people in their last few years of life? (Source: Kaiser Serious Illness Late In Life Survey, May, 2017)


43%
Very common

31%
Somewhat common

13%
Not too common

8%
Not at all common

5%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Conducted by Social Science Research Solutions, May 4 - July 12, 2017 and based on 2,040 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult with an oversample of those who have experience with serious illness. 677 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1363 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 798 who had no landline telephone. Results were weighted to be repesentative of a national adult sample. [USSSRS.11017K.R004D] (View Citation)

Topics: ELDERLY MOBILITY





Do you think the government could afford to pay such (old-age) pensions at the present time without increasing taxes? (Source: Gallup Poll (AIPO), Nov, 1939)


38%
Yes

52%
No

10%
No opinion

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, November 10 - November 15, 1939 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USGALLUP.39-176.QAB02E] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT ELDERLY SPENDING TAXING

Dataset: USAIPO1939-0176







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