Every week, Gallup.com publishes new well-being findings. Here is a roundup of this week's key insights:
- Republicans' life ratings drop dramatically in November: Their 40.3 Life Evaluation Index score is down from 47.0 in October. The gap between Democrats' and Republicans' life ratings is the highest it has ever been at 16.6 points.
- Medical care too pricey for many Americans: Thirty-two percent say they have had to put off medical treatment due to the cost. Of those, 19% report putting off care for a serious medical condition.
- Fewer Americans happy with their healthcare coverage: The 67% who say their coverage is either excellent or good now is down from 72% in 2011.
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