Join Now!      Login

Whole Person Wellness Program
 
healthy.net Wellness Model
Skip Navigation Links
 
 
FREE NEWSLETTER
   
   
   
 
Health Centers
Key Services
 
Breathing ?
Which of the following health conditions is not directly benefited by breathing exercises?
Anxiety
Fatigue
Diabetes
High blood pressure

 
 

 Americans’ Top Concerns 
 
by Institute for Health Freedom - 4/26/2007

Except for Iraq, health care ranks as the top issue of concern for Americans, according to a recent national survey conducted for the Kaiser Family Foundation. Here are some survey questions and responses that might be of interest to Health Freedom Watch readers.

When asked the open-ended (combined) questions: “What do you think is the most important problem for the government to address? Is there another problem you think is almost as important for government to address?” 44 percent of respondents cited Iraq/war in Iraq followed by (percentages will add to more than 100 percent due to multiple responses):

  • health care: 29 percent
  • economic issues: 13 percent
  • immigration/illegal immigration: 9 percent
  • education/schools: 8 percent
  • terrorism/national security: 8 percent
  • frustration with government/corruption: 7 percent
  • budget deficit/national debt: 5 percent
  • gas prices/energy: 4 percent
  • taxes: 4 percent
  • Social Security: 4 percent
  • environmental issues/pollution/global warming: 3 percent
  • crime/violence: 3 percent
  • foreign affairs/not Iraq: 3 percent
  • morality issues: 3 percent
  • seniors/retirement issues (not Medicare): 1 percent
  • other: 6 percent
  • don’t know/refused: 11 percent

The 29 percent citing health care were concerned about the following subset of topics (the percentages add to 30 percent due to rounding):

  • health care in general: 13 percent
  • uninsured/access to health care/universal coverage: 7 percent
  • health-care costs: 5 percent
  • other health-care mentions: 3 percent
  • Medicare: 2 percent

Respondents were also asked:

Which ONE of the following three things would you like to see in a health care reform proposal from a presidential candidate? Would you want your candidate to propose…

A new health plan that would make a major effort to provide health insurance for all or nearly all of the uninsured BUT would involve a substantial increase in spending OR

A new health plan that is more limited and would cover only some groups of the uninsured BUT would involve less new spending OR

Keeping things basically as they are? [Emphasis added]

Fifty-two percent selected the first option, 24 percent the second, 14 percent the third, and 11 percent stated “don’t know/refused.”
CONTINUED    1  2  Next   
Provided by Institute for Health Freedom on 4/26/2007
 
 From Our Friends
 
 
 
Popular & Related Products
 
Popular & Featured Events
Wellness Inventory Certification Training
     September 16-December 16, 2014
     Teleclass, CA USA
 
Additional Calendar Links
 
Stevia Products & Info
 
Dimensions of Wellness
Wellness, Self Responsibility, Love, dimension!

Home       Wellness       Health A-Z       Alternative Therapies       Find a Practitioner       Healthy Products       Bookstore       Wellness Inventory
Healthy Kitchen       Healthy Woman       Healthy Man       Healthy Child       Healthy Aging       Wellness Center       Nutrition Center       Fitness Center
Free Newsletter      What Doctor's Don't Tell You      Stevia.com      Discount Lab Tests      First Aid      Global Health Calendar      Privacy Policy     Contact Us
Disclaimer: The information provided on HealthWorld Online is for educational purposes only and IS NOT intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
Are you ready to embark on a personal wellness journey with our whole person approach?
Learn More/Subscribe
Are you looking to create or enhance a culture of wellness in your organization?
Learn More
Do you want to become a wellness coach?
Learn More
Free Webinar