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What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: CBS News/New York Times Poll, Sep, 1981)


35%
Economy, general

23%
Inflation

7%
Unemployment

7%
Other domestic

7%
USSR/War and peace

2%
Morality

3%
Government size and taxes

3%
Other foreign policy

1%
Energy

3%
Other

9%
No opinion

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by CBS News/New York Times, September 22 - September 27, 1981 and based on 1,479 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USCBSNYT.092881.R08A] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS

Dataset: USCBSNYT1981-SEPT





What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: CBS News/New York Times Poll, Sep, 1983)


Subpopulation/Note: . Multiple responses per respondent
1%
Interest rates

4%
Inflation

11%
War/Nuclear war

5%
Defense/USSR

9%
Other foreign policy

24%
Unemployment

19%
Economy

2%
Lebanon

8%
Other domestic

3%
Government size/Budget

5%
Other

19%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by CBS News/New York Times, September 24 - September 28, 1983 and based on 1,587 telephone interviews. Sample: National Adult. [USCBSNYT.092983.R12] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS

Dataset: USCBSNYT1983-SEPT





What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: Gallup Poll, Mar, 2016)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5 percent. Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses
17%
Economy in general

11%
Unemployment/Jobs

5%
Federal budget deficit/Federal debt

3%
Gap between rich and poor

2%
Lack of money

1%
Taxes

1%
Corporate corruption

1%
Wage issues

1%
High cost of living/Inflation

*
Foreign trade/Trade deficit

15%
Dissatisfaction with government/Congress/politicians, poor leadership/Corruption/Abuse of power

8%
Immigration/Illegal aliens

8%
Poor healthcare/hospitals, high cost of healthcare

6%
Race relations/Racism

6%
Terrorism

5%
Elections/Election reform

4%
Ethics/moral/religious/family decline, dishonesty

4%
Education/Poor education/Access to education

3%
National security

3%
Poverty/Hunger/Homelessness

3%
Foreign policy/Foreign aid/Focus overseas

3%
Unifying the country

2%
Lack of respect for each other

2%
Crime/Violence

2%
Environment/Pollution

2%
Situation in Iraq/ISIS (Islamic militants operating in Syria and Iraq)

2%
Judicial system/Courts/Laws

1%
Guns/Gun control

1%
Welfare

1%
Lack of military defense

1%
Drugs

1%
Wars/War (nonspecific)/Fear of war

1%
International issues, problems

1%
Abortion

1%
Social Security

1%
Care for the elderly/Medicare

*
War/Conflict between Middle East nations

*
Energy/Lack of energy sources

*
The media

*
Children's behavior/Way they are raised

*
Gay rights issues

*
Natural disaster response/Relief efforts

*
Overpopulation

*
School shootings

*
Situation with China

2%
Other non-economic

3%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, March 2 - March 6, 2016 and based on 1,019 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. Interviews were conducted with respondents on landline telephones and cellular phones. The sample includes 40% landline and 60% cell phone respondents. [USGALLUP.031016.R04] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS







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