2005 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Sicker Adults
March 2005 - June 2005
Country: United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Germany
Survey Organization: Harris Interactive, Inc.
Field Dates: March 17–May 9, 2005 in five English-speaking countries; May 9, 2005–June 12, 2005 in Germany
Sample: Adults with health problems in six countries who met at least one of four criteria: rated their health as fair or poor; reported that they had a serious illness, injury, or disability that required intensive medical care in the past two years; or reported that in the past two years they had major surgery or had been hospitalized.
Sample Size: 700–750 adults in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand and 1,500 or more in the United Kingdom, United States, and Germany.
Interview Method: Telephone interview averaging 17 minutes