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Nearly 7 out of 10 voters are concerned about their personal healthcare under the Affordable Care Act and a majority wants to take the healthcare system back to 2009, according to the latest Fox News national poll.
The poll, released Tuesday, finds that 68% of voters are concerned about their healthcare under the new system. That includes 43% "very" concerned and another 25% "somewhat" concerned.
The number feeling concerned is more than twice that of those who are unworried (31%).
Even a 56% majority of Democrats feels concerned (31% "very" concerned). By comparison, 72% of independents and 77% of Republicans feel that way.
There's no gender gap, as about two-thirds of men (65%) and women (70%) alike are concerned.
Least concerned is the under-30 crowd. Even so, 60% of that group feels worried.
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Voters between 55-64 years old are the age group most likely to feel concerned about their healthcare under the new law: 77% are worried.
The poll also finds a 54% majority wants to go back to the healthcare system that was in place in 2009. About a third -- 35% -- thinks it would be better to leave the new law in place.
Groups that want to stick with the new law include blacks (64%), Democrats (56%) and liberals (53%).
Otherwise, the consensus is to go back to the 2009 system. Men, women, higher and lower income groups, as well as all but the youngest voters, would turn back the clock.
An all-time high 58% of voters disapprove of how Obama's handling of healthcare. That includes a third of Democrats (33%), two-thirds of independents (65%) and a large 83% majority of Republicans.
Meanwhile, 38% approve of the job Obama is doing on healthcare. That's down from 41% in June, and is just one percentage point higher than his low of 37% approval recorded in February 2010.
For comparison, the president receives better ratings for his handling of terrorism (48% approve - 45% disapprove) and foreign policy (39% approve - 54% disapprove). He rates worse on the economy (37% approve - 60% disapprove) and Syria (29% approve - 60% disapprove).
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Editor's Note: So, with these polls stable across the spectrum of polling companies - both liberal and conservative, one must ask, how do we have representative government anymore? If our elected officials were representing their constituents this law never - never - would have passed. So, who are our elected representatives actually representing? Don't you think it's time you asked them? Don't you think it's time you demanded that they cease representing anyone but you???!!...
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