National Adults
Has the higher cost of health care put a great deal of strain on your family budget, a moderate amount, not very much, or no strain at all?
A great deal A moderate amount Not very much No strain at all
Row % Row % Row % Row %
National Adults 19% 40% 14% 27%
Registered Voters 19% 41% 13% 27%
Party Identification^ Democrat 15% 37% 17% 31%
Republican 18% 49% 11% 22%
Independent 23% 39% 9% 29%
Tea Party Supporters^ 17% 52% 10% 21%
Political Ideology^ Liberal 17% 41% 18% 24%
Moderate 20% 35% 9% 37%
Conservative 19% 49% 12% 19%
Region Northeast 21% 43% 13% 23%
Midwest 18% 37% 15% 31%
South 19% 43% 13% 26%
West 18% 38% 16% 29%
Income Less $50,000 23% 40% 14% 23%
$50,000 to just under $100,000 17% 39% 15% 29%
$100,000 or more 11% 44% 12% 32%
Education Not college graduate 20% 40% 12% 28%
College graduate 16% 42% 16% 26%
Age Under 45 18% 40% 10% 32%
45 or older 19% 41% 16% 24%
Age 18 to 29 19% 38% 7% 37%
30 to 44 17% 42% 13% 28%
45 to 59 20% 40% 16% 24%
60 or older 18% 42% 17% 23%
Race White 21% 39% 15% 25%
African American 10% 42% 17% 31%
Latino 18% 48% 5% 29%
Gender Men 16% 42% 16% 26%
Women 22% 38% 11% 28%
Interview Type Landline 19% 40% 14% 26%
Cell Phone 17% 40% 13% 29%
McClatchy-Marist Poll National Adults Split Sample: Interviews conducted March 20th through 22nd, 2012, N=541 MOE +/- 4.5 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.
^National Registered Voters: N=418 MOE +/- 5.0 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.