March 01, 2012 07:00 ET

"Both Voters (75%) and Physicians (77%) Feel Consistently Negative About the Cost of Healthcare and the Current State of the U.S. Healthcare System," According to the Latest AdSAM-SenseUs® Poll on Emotion

GAINESVILLE, FL--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - AdSAM® the leader in measuring true emotional response, today released its seventh "State of Healthcare in the U.S." SenseUs® poll, which challenges readers to review the findings and add their comments on the SenseUs blog at (, or through Twitter or on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Key findings are:

  • Physicians' Unfavorable feelings about the cost of healthcare increased 19 points since last year. Such negative feelings tended to be Alarmed, reflecting stress and aggravation.

  • Physicians tended to be more aggravated by the healthcare system (30% Alarmed feelings) while Voters expressed a bit more uncertainty (31% Ambivalent feelings).

  • Universal healthcare polarizes both Voters and Physicians. Specifically, about 40% of Voters and Physicians feel Favorably about it and a similar number feel Unfavorably about it. (See Report

To see the numbers and understand the 'rationale' behind the feelings, visit Links can also be found on Twitter or Facebook.

SenseUs® is the only omnibus survey that measures both rational AND EMOTIONAL reactions of Americans to current topics and issues, products, services and more. These polls are conducted by AdSAM Marketing, the leading worldwide provider of emotional response market research. AdSAM offers Nuero-Emotional Response Insights globally. For more information contact or visit the AdSAM website at

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