Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20848
 
Covered California, or CoveredCA.com, is the California health insurance marketplace, where people who need health insurance can apply for coverage, compare plans, and enroll. Before today, had you heard of Covered California?
900 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes47%49%45%37%50%52%56%43%54%52%**46%22%50%54%43%48%57%53%
No49%44%54%62%47%39%40%56%39%46%**52%57%47%39%55%49%42%45%
Not Sure4%6%1%1%3%9%4%2%7%2%**3%22%2%7%2%4%2%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%35%24%24%17%59%41%47%4%40%8%34%34%22%34%31%11%
 
 
Is your overall impression of Covered California positive? negative? or neutral?
425 Who Have Heard Of Covered CaliforniaAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Positive31%39%23%44%16%35%29%31%32%19%**43%**10%55%20%17%37%49%
Negative40%39%41%34%52%36%37%43%36%48%**30%**56%21%46%52%26%36%
Neutral28%23%34%20%31%29%33%25%31%32%**25%**32%24%33%29%36%15%
Not Sure1%0%2%2%0%0%1%1%0%0%**2%**2%0%0%2%0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Have Heard Of Covered California100%52%48%28%26%26%20%53%47%52%5%39%4%36%39%20%34%37%13%
 
 
Have you, or anyone else in your household, tried to sign up for insurance through Covered California?
425 Who Have Heard Of Covered CaliforniaAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes19%21%16%27%19%18%6%23%13%14%**24%**16%19%28%15%23%10%
No79%77%82%67%79%81%93%73%86%82%**75%**84%79%66%85%75%90%
Not Sure2%2%2%5%2%0%1%4%1%4%**0%**0%3%6%0%2%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Have Heard Of Covered California100%52%48%28%26%26%20%53%47%52%5%39%4%36%39%20%34%37%13%
 
 
Did you run into any problems when you tried to sign up?
79 Who Tried To Sign UpAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 11.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes49%51%47%29%66%56%76%43%60%62%**47%11%74%9%75%51%34%80%
No46%49%42%63%34%43%14%51%37%38%**44%89%25%80%25%48%65%20%
Not Sure5%0%12%9%0%1%10%5%3%1%**9%0%1%11%0%1%2%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Tried To Sign Up100%60%40%41%27%26%7%67%33%40%4%51%6%30%39%30%27%45%7%
 
 
Were you eventually able to successfully sign up?
39 Who Had Problems Signing UpAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 13%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes21%31%3%0%0%56%39%0%51%0%**39%**9%0%35%15%53%0%
No79%69%97%100%100%44%61%100%49%100%**61%**91%100%65%85%47%100%
Not Sure0%------------------
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Had Problems Signing Up100%62%38%24%36%29%11%60%40%50%0%49%1%45%8%46%28%31%11%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.