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Title: Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health/USA Today Poll: Health Care Costs      
dateReleased:
08-23-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USICR2005-USA001
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USICR2005-USA001
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Confidence in having enough money or health insurance (2); times during past year when respondent did not have enough money to pay for medical or health care (24); reasons for rising health care costs (8); agree/disagree with certain statements about doctors (2); current health coverage (7); monthly household expenses (2); how much paid for healthcare costs directly out of own pocket in past year (2); amount of money respondent pays directly each month for health insurance has gone up/stayed same/ gone down during past five years (2); amount of deductible on respondent's health insurance policy has gone up/stayed same/gone down during past five years (2); amount of co-payment for visits or services has gone up/stayed same/gone down during past five years (2); best reason respondent does not currently have health insurance (1); how long been uninsured (1); purchasing health insurance on own (3); free or reduced health care services (1); respondent's worries (6); certain things have/have not happened in past year (8); most recent visit with a doctor (4); emergency room visits in past year (4); time over past year when respondent/another family member living in household needed medical care but did not get it (6); medical bills in past five years (5); overdue medical bills (1); prescription medicine (3); how often does doctor explain costs associated with recommended procedures (1); negotiated in past year to try and get a lower price for health care services (12); gone on internet in past year to try and find a lower price for prescription drugs/health or services (14); respondent/anyone in household stayed in one job rather than take another because of better health care benefits (1); quality of health care in past five years (3); dealing with rising costs of health insurance (2); own health status (6); health status of other members of respondent's household (1); any disabilities/handicaps/chronic diseases (2); do/do not smoke cigarettes now (1); how often wear seatbelt (1); respondent's weight (2); how often exercise for at least thirty minutes (1); how often drink alcoholic beverages (1).
description:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health/USA Today, 2007, "Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health/USA Today Poll: Health Care Costs"
name:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health/USA Today
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997