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Americans Question Whether Public Health System Can Handle Coronavirus

Americans are only slightly more concerned about their personal safety as the coronavirus pandemic grows, but they’re noticeably less confident that the U.S. health care system can deal with the problem.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of American Adults are now personally concerned about the coronavirus threat, with 33% who are Very Concerned. Thirty-one percent (31%) still don’t share that concern, but that includes just nine percent (9%) who are Not At All Concerned. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted March 11-12, 2020 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 March 11-12, 2020 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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