What America Thinks: Health Care Costs on the Rise for the Healthy
Americans overall are pretty healthy, but they complain that they are paying more and more to stay that way.
Seventy-eight percent (78%) of Americans rate their own health as good or excellent, down just slightly from the all-time high of 80% in late 2015. Just four percent (4%) say they are in poor health.
Yet while most Americans say their personal health hasn't changed much over the past five years, more than half say they are paying more for health care than they were five years ago.