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US: National Survey (Economist 9/27-29)

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Economist / YouGov
9/27-29/09; 1,000 adults, 4.7% margin of error
Mode: Internet
(Economist release)

National

Obama Job Approval
49% Approve, 44% Disapprove (chart)
Dems: 82 / 11 (chart)
Reps: 13 / 83 (chart)
Inds: 45 / 52 (chart)
Economy: 43 / 49 (chart)
Health care: 43 / 51 (chart)

Congressional Job Approval
17% Approve, 61% Disapprove (chart)

2010 House: Generic Ballot
48% Democrat, 41% Republican (chart)

State of the Country
39% Right Direction, 49% Wrong Track (chart)

Overall, given what you know about them, do you support or oppose the proposed changes to the health care system being developed by Congress and the Obama Administration?
49% Support, 51% Oppose

Overall, if President Obama and Congress pass health care reform, do you think you personally would be better or worse off?
23% Better off, 43% Worse off, 23% About the same