The most staunch opponents of health care reform turn out to be men, people who earn $75,000 a year or more, white people and seniors age 65 or older, according to a new Gallup poll. The young, poor, women and black people are its biggest supporters.
Women would advise their Congressional representative to vote in favor of health care reform by a 40-33 percent margin (28 percent unsure), whereas men oppose reform 33-44 percent (23 percent unsure). Blacks favor the measure 65-9.
People in the East mostly support health care reform, 43-35 (23), while people from the South are the most opposed, 34-40 (26). Non-white people as a whole favor health care reform 50-20 (29), while whites oppose it 31-45 (23).