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47% Still Paying More for Health Care

Most Americans still say their health hasn't changed in recent years, but nearly half are also paying more for health care.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 54% of American Adults say their personal health is about the same as it was five years ago. Nineteen percent (19%) say their health is better today, while 24% say their health is worse. These findings are little changed from last year at this time. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 24-25, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 24-25, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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