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New National Survey Unveils the Concerns of Women in Advance of the 2008 Election

Monday, October 13, 2008 General News J E 4
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Survey Addresses Key Issues: Health Care and the Economy



The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD), along with two of the nation's leading political pollsters, will release the findings of a recent survey evaluating the attitudes of men and women voters about health care and the 2008 election.



In light of the recent economic downturn, the survey specifically looked at whether health care remains a central issue for female voters. The survey also addressed the issue of health care costs and proposed solutions.



For millions of American women, health care is a top priority, but due to other recent news -- most notably, the financial crisis -- the issue has not received much attention from elected officials or the media. As a key voting demographic, many political experts suggest that women will be a decisive factor influencing the outcome of the 2008 election.



Please join us for a call with the pollsters, as well as PFCD's Executive Director, Ken Thorpe, to dissect the numbers and analyze what the results mean for candidates at all levels of government.



WHAT: Conference call detailing the results of a survey conducted by the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease: Top Concerns of Women Voters in the 2008 Election



WHO: Ken Thorpe, Executive Director, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, and Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University



Brenda Wigger, Vice President, Voter/Consumer Research, Inc.



Celinda Lake, President, Lake Research Partners



WHEN: Tuesday, October 14, 2008

1:30 - 2:30 p.m., ET



WHERE: 1-866-439-4712

Participant Pin Code: 332878#



To join the Web Conference:

https://www.anywhereconference.com/?Conference=122370441&PIN=332878

Enter your name and click go



The PFCD is a national and state-based coalition of more than 100 patients, providers, community organizations, business, labor and health policy experts, committed to raising awareness of policies and practices that save lives and reduce health costs through more effective prevention and management of chronic disease. Please visit our Web site at www.fightchronicdisease.org.





/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Oct. 13/

SOURCE Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
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