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New Poll: Americans Still Confused by President Obama's Health Care Plan -- Siegel+Gale Survey Finds Dramatic Lack of Understanding of Basic Points in Plan, Even Among Democrats
Date:9/18/2009

comes to abortion coverage, one of the most emotional issues. Among the general public/health care activists, 19.6/16.5% believe the Obama proposal will pay to terminate pregnancies, 28.9/36.9% believe it won't, and 51.5/46.6% don't know. Even those who watched the speech and claim to understand the proposal are split: 23.2% say yes, 48.8% say no, and 28.2% still don't know.

Lack of clarity about the "public option"

The majority of the public acknowledges that the plan still contains a "public option," but it is confused about who would participate in it. Again, even those who watched the speech and claim to understand the plan betray a lack of understanding of the meaning of the "public option," as evidenced below:

    Who would be required to participate in the "Public Option"?     Percent

    Everyone                                                          18.6%

    Everyone except for certain groups of individuals
     such as members of Congress                                      15.8%

    Those who do not currently have insurance                         42.5%

    No one                                                            17.9%

    I don't know                                                       5.3%

When would the plan be implemented?

The President cited 2013 as the target date for full implementation of the plan. Despite that, over 40% just don't know:

    Effective Date                                Percent

    Immediately                                     2.8%
    2010                                            7.6%
    2013                                           18.1%
    Whenever it is approved by Congress            30.2%
    I don't know                                   41.3%

Confusion over business's role

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