• There is no income-effect on attitudes towards government involvement. Social classes' interests do not fuel disagreement about health coverage.
• The association between income and attitude towards healthcare public funding is unimportant.
• Income is positively associated with people's willingness to pay taxes to improve the system.
• Egalitarianism is positively associated with preferences for government involvement.
• Egalitarianism may be more important for rich than for the poor in explaining willingness to pay taxes.
Como citar: Azar A., Maldonado, L., Castillo, J. & Atria, J. (2018). Income, egalitarianism and attitudes towards healthcare policy: a study on public attitudes in 29 countries. Public Health. 2018 154, 59-69. Disponible con DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.09.007