Median age of those polled: 60
How healthy do you consider yourself?
Less healthy than most people my age: 8%
As healthy as most people my age: 48%
More healthy than most people my age: 44%
My health insurance plan is:
Through an employer (6)
I have no health insurance (3)
How often do you exercise?
Less than once a week 24%
Three or four times a week 28%
Once or twice a week 32%
“My private health insurance tripled after several surgeries and procedures, but I would have lost everything without it.”
No. 1 exercise >> Walking
Do you have friends or family who do not have health insurance?
If yes, have any faced severe financial problems as a result?: Yes (6); No (14)
Would you want the U.S. to have a single-payer healthcare system?
Do you support the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?
18>> No. who want to leave Medicare exactly as it is
This survey was conducted at Bayfront Park and Lido Beach.
This article appears in the June 2012 issue of Sarasota Magazine.