Truven Health Analytics-npr Health Poll Finds One Third Of Americans Want To Require A Prescription For Minor To Get The Morning After Pill

This rate tends to decrease with increasing level of education. Overall, 85 percent of women and 78 percent of men said they were aware of the Morning After Pill, and sixty one percent of all respondents said they believe it should be covered under health insurance. We survey 100,000 people annually to gauge the nations pulse on a variety of health related topics, said Michael Taylor, M.D., chief medical officer at Truven Health Analytics. We have been running this survey for over 25 years, and have addressed a wide variety of healthcare topics ranging from healthcare reform to drug side-effects. The data from the survey help us understand how consumers view the healthcare system. To date, the Truven Health Analytics-NPR Health Poll has explored numerous health topics, including generic drugs, abortion, vaccines, food allergies, and organic and genetically modified foods. NPR’s reports on the surveys are archived online at the Shots health blog here . Truven Health Analytics maintains a library of poll results here . The Truven Health Analytics-NPR Health Poll is powered by the Truven Health PULSESM Healthcare Survey, the nations largest and longest-running independently funded, nationally representative telephone poll that collects information about health-related behaviors and attitudes and healthcare utilization from more than 100,000 US households annually. Survey questions are developed in conjunction with NPR. The figures in this month’s poll are based on 3,008 participants interviewed from June 3-15, 2013. The margin of error is 1.8 percent. About Truven Health Analytics Truven Health Analytics delivers unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks and services to the healthcare industry. Hospitals, government agencies, employers, health plans, clinicians, and pharmaceutical companies have relied on its solutions for over 30 years.

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