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Q18C: SPENDING ON MEDICAID

How about Medicaid, which provides free health care to the poor? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 INCREASE GREAT DEAL 28218.8%
2 INCREASE SOMEWHAT 40526.9%
3 STAY SAME 66444.1%
4 DECREASE SOMEWHAT 432.9%
5 DECREASE GREAT DEAL 936.2%
8 DK/NO OPINION 140.9%
9 NA/REFUSED 30.2%
Total 1,504 100%

Based upon 1,504 valid cases out of 1,504 total cases.

Summary Statistics

Location: 27-27 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.