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‘Uninsured:’ How One Word Can Bias Your Survey Results

by Kayla B.

Words matter—especially words in survey questions. They can make the difference between getting good data, bad data, and mystery data. Exhibit A: the word “uninsured.” The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped millions of Americans secure health insurance. But a recent NPR poll asked about the law’s effect on the total number of Americans who have health insurance, and about...

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