Lenders are not yet ready to take the health-care industry off the critical list, according to a survey scheduled to be released early next week.

Eighty-four percent of bankers polled said health-care companies were "unattractive" as loan customers, according to Phoenix Management Services Inc., which conducts a quarterly survey of lender confidence. This marks the second straight quarter that at least 80% of lenders said they were avoiding doing business with health-care companies.

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