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1997 Survey of Health Care in New York City

Country: United States

Survey Organization: Louis Harris and Associates, Inc.

Field Dates: October 1996 to March 1997

Sample: Adults, age 18 and older, living in New York City

Sample Size: 4,013 adults

Interview Method: 3,750 telephone interviews and 263 in-person interviews

This survey finds that a New Yorker is 50 percent more likely to be uninsured than the average American, that the vast majority of the city's uninsured live in working families and have low incomes, and that public hospitals, emergency rooms, and clinics provide a important safety net for the uninsured.

To view the survey questions or topline results, download the attachments posted on the right. To read analyses of the surveys, see the Fund publications under Related Resources, on the right.

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