Kaiser Health Tracking Poll (KFF survey) shows two health care concerns were among the top four that most people thought are important for the upcoming 2022 midterm elections. The top health-related concerns were healthcare costs (#3), and abortion access (#4). Those two ranked behind inflation concerns (#1) and gun violence (#2). All top four issues were identified by a majority of respondents as being “very important”. The Covid-19 pandemic came in 7th, with 1 in 3 people ranking it as “very important”. Three other general issues were asked about and ranked: federal budget deficit (#5), climate change (#6) and the war in Ukraine (#8). Political party affiliation was identified for each respondent, including Independents. Survey of 1,847 adults, by the Kaiser Family Foundation July 7 to July 17, 2022.