August 6th, 2009
08:28 PM ET
13 years ago

CNN Poll: Obama receives a C- on health care

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A new national poll indicates that Americans think President Barack Obama's performance on health care deserves a grade of C-.

The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey, released Thursday as the president approaches 200 days in the White House, asked respondents to use a grading scale of A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent and F is very poor.

Eleven percent of those questioned gave Obama an A, 23 percent a B, 23 percent a C, 11 percent a D and 28 percent an F. The president's grade averaged out to a C-.

The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll was conducted July 31-August 3, with 1,136 adult Americans questioned by telephone. The survey's sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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