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Survey Year Question Frequency Recency OrigSort
2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2018 , 2017 , 2016 , 2015 Do you believe the United States has the best health care system in the world? 7 2023 202301210215
2024Q1 , 2023 , 2018 , 2017Q2 , 2017 , 2016Q2 , 2016 , 2014Q2 Do you believe the health care services you personally receive are based on the best and most recent research available? 8 2024 202402080086
2018 For the second year in a row, the average life expectancy in the U.S. has declined. The average age is now 78. The average life expectancy in other industrialized nations is 80. How concerned are you that life expectancy in the U.S. will continue to decline by the year 2020? 1 2018 201801260003
2018 Which of the following would you say are contributing to declining life expectancy in the U.S.? (Choose all that apply) 1 2018 201801260004
2018 How important is it for the federal government to support research and innovation that will personalize patient care - developing the right treatment for the right patient at the right time? 1 2018 201801260015
2018 Rural health research focuses on issues important to the delivery of rural medical services, the viability of rural healthcare facilities, and the health of individuals in rural areas. How important is it to increase federal funding for such research? 1 2018 201801260049
2017 The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the federal agency charged with funding health care delivery research, which seeks to rapidly translate discoveries from research into medical practice and improve the quality, safety and effectiveness of health care. Which of the following statements most accurately reflects your view? 1 2017 201701270046
2016 Regulatory science is a field that develops new tools, standards and approaches to assess the safety, effectiveness, quality and performance of all FDA-regulated products. How important would you say it is that the U.S. invest in advancing regulatory science to make the drug and device development process more efficient for businesses and safer for patients? 1 2016 201601220033
2016 How important is it for the federal government to fund research that identifies and tests strategies to make health care safer and less costly? 1 2016 201601220056
2016 On a scale of 1-5 (1 lowest - 5 highest), how important are each of the following in determining the price you pay for prescription drugs: 1 2016 201601220057
2015 How important is it that the new 114th Congress takes action on assuring the discovery, development, and delivery of treatment and cures for diseases in the first 100 days of the legislative session? 1 2015 201501170023
2015 How important is it that our nation supports research that focuses on improving how our health care system is functioning? 1 2015 201501170048
2014 Do you agree or disagree the United States has the best health care system in the world? 1 2014 201401170013
2014 The field of health research identifies the most effective ways to deliver high quality care; reduce medical errors; reduce health care costs; and improve patient safety. How important is it for the federal government to support such research? 1 2014 201401170014
2024 , 2024Q1 , 2023Q4 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020Q4 , 2019 , 2018 , 2017Q2 , 2016Q2 What would you say is the single most important health issue facing the nation? 11 2024 202406040003
2016Q2 Have you ever taken a medicine to prevent, treat or cure a health condition? 1 2016 201606100002
2016Q2 Have medicines helped you or a family member in the last year? 1 2016 201606100003
2016Q2 Have you taken a medicine today? 1 2016 201606100004
2016Q2 When it comes to rising health care costs, would you say medical research and development is part of the problem or part of the solution? 1 2016 201606100026
2016Q2 On balance, do you feel the pharmaceutical industry is a positive or negative force in improving America's health care? 1 2016 201606100028
2015Q4 How concerned are you that most medications approved by the FDA for use in America are tested on patients in other countries as well as in the U.S.? 1 2015 201509180001
2014Q3 When was the last time you visited a health care provider? By health care provider, I mean a doctor, a nurse practitioner, or any other medical professional who has given you a physical examination or written prescriptions for you. 1 2014 201408140002
2014Q3 Have you ever been told by a health care provider that you have any of the following 1 2014 201408140004
2014Q3 Which of the following diseases or ailments is the worst that could happen to you? 1 2014 201408140028
2014Q3 Are you seeking or receiving treatment or have you received treatment in the past from a health care provider for the following: 1 2014 201408140005
2024Q1 How well do you think candidates running for Congress respond to the health concerns of people like you? 1 2024 202402080080
2024Q1 , 2017 , 2016Q2 A type of research called health care delivery research seeks to improve the translation of discoveries from research into medical practice. How important do you think it is for the United States to invest in health care delivery research? 3 2024 202402080093