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While Most Voters Are Aware of the State's Nursing Shortage, Few Know That the State Faces a Shortage of Allied Health Professionals
Date:6/27/2008

nnel and physician assistants. Just 24% of voters statewide report having seen, read or heard anything about this problem.

Older voters and those who currently provide care to a friend or relative over age 60 are more likely than others to be aware of these shortages, but even among these segments two-thirds or more have not heard about the shortage of other health professionals.

Table 1

Voter awareness of a shortage of nurses and a shortage of other

health professionals* in California

Shortage of

Shortage other health

of nurses professionals*

Yes, aware 69% 24%

No, not aware 31 76

* Such as lab technicians, medical records personnel and physician

assistants.

High voter concern about shortages of health care workers to meet future state needs

Greater than three in four California voters (76%) say they are concerned about the state not having enough qualified nurses and other health professionals to meet its future needs. This includes 40% who are very concerned and 36% who are somewhat concerned about the problem. By contrast, just 23% report being not too or not at all concerned about this.

Voters who currently provide care to a friend or relative over age 60 are more likely than others to say they are very concerned about the problem.

Table 2

Voter concern about California not having enough qualified

nurses and other health professionals to meet its future needs

Very concerned 40%

Somewhat concerned 36

Not too concerned
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