Minnesota Poll results: Health care insurance

  • By: STAR TRIBUNE
  • Updated: February 24, 2014 - 10:31 PM

The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll surveyed 800 Minnesota adults Feb. 10-12, 2014. Respondents were reached on both landlines and cell phones. The poll has a margin of sampling error of 3.5 percentage points, plus or minus.

QUESTION: In the long run, do you think the Affordable Care Act will cause your health care situation to get better, get worse or stay about the same?

REGIONBETTERWORSESAMENOT SURE
STATEWIDE19%46%31%4%
Hennepin/Ramsey28%31%35%6%
Metro suburbs16%44%36%4%
Rest of state15%59%23%3%
GENDERBETTERWORSESAMENOT SURE
Men16%54%27%3%
Women22%39%33%6%
AGE BETTERWORSESAMENOT SURE
18-3422%36%40%2%
35-4920%51%24%5%
50-6412%53%32%3%
65+23%41%28%8%
INCOMEBETTERWORSESAMENOT SURE
Under $50,00025%35%36%4%
$50,000+19%49%28%4%
PARTY IDBETTERWORSESAMENOT SURE
DFL/Democrat34%11%50%5%
Republican2%87%6%5%
Independent/other15%54%28%3%
None/refused20%39%38%3%
REGISTERED VOTER?BETTERWORSESAMENOT SURE
Yes20%45%30%5%
No15%49%33%3%

QUESTION: What do you think Minnesota should do about MNsure, the state insurance exchange for the federal healthcare reform law? Do you think the state should keep the MNsure state insurance exchange, or scrap MNsure and start over?

REGIONKEEP ITSCRAP ITNOT SURE
STATEWIDE40%40%20%
Hennepin/Ramsey52%24%24%
Metro suburbs43%39%18%
Rest of state27%54%19%
GENDERKEEP ITSCRAP ITNOT SURE
Men36%50%14%
Women42%32%26%
AGE KEEP ITSCRAP ITNOT SURE
18-3444%26%30%
35-4937%45%18%
50-6437%51%12%
65+38%40%22%
INCOMEKEEP ITSCRAP ITNOT SURE
Under $50,00044%32%24%
$50,000+38%42%20%
PARTY IDKEEP ITSCRAP ITNOT SURE
DFL/Democrat66%11%23%
Republican14%71%15%
Independent/other29%50%21%
None/refused41%39%20%
REGISTERED VOTER?KEEP ITSCRAP ITNOT SURE
Yes41%49%20%
No33%45%22%

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