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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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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 section of the country today? (Source: Gallup Poll (AIPO), Aug, 1964)


Subpopulation/Note: . Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses
1%
Peace, war, cold war, nuclear war, atom bomb

1%
Communism--communist infiltration

32%
Racial discrimination, civil rights, integration--no reference to demonstrations

16%
Unemployment, need for increased employment opportunity

1%
Poverty

2%
Education

1%
Juvenile delinquency

1%
Teenagers, programs to increase employment, employment opportunities

1%
Social Security--aid to aged, Medicare

8%
High cost of living, inflation, high prices, taxes, fiscal problem

3%
Attracting more or new industry (no reference to jobs or increased employment)

5%
Water shortage

1%
Traffic control--transportation

5%
Roads and highways (need more, need improvement

1%
Housing (need more)

1%
Crime general (no reference to juveniles)

2%
Negro riots, violence, looting, crime

1%
Morality and need for more religion

12%
Miscellaneous, others

17%
No answer/Don't know/Entire question blank

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Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, August 6 - August 11, 1964 and based on 1,557 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USGALLUP.64-696.R06A] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS LOCAL

Dataset: USAIPO1964-0696





What do you think is the most important problem facing the country today? (Source: Quinnipiac University Poll, Sep, 2009)


18%
Economy general

22%
Unemployment/jobs

1%
Cost of living

1%
Business leaving/Outsourcing

18%
Healthcare/Costs/Insurance/HMO's (Heath Maintenance Organizations)

7%
War

1%
Politicians/Campaigns general

1%
Political corruption

2%
Bush administration

1%
Politicians/Campaigns other

1%
Budget general

1%
Budget deficits

2%
Government too big/Government spending

1%
Crime general

2%
Lack of ethics/Morality

1%
Foreign affairs/policy general

1%
Middle East

1%
Terrorism general

1%
Security/Safety

1%
Taxes general

1%
Poverty/Homeless

1%
Education general

1%
Family breakdown/Family values

1%
Lack of religion

1%
Environment/Pollution

1%
Immigration

7%
Other

2%
Don't know/No answer

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Methodology: Conducted by Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, September 29 - October 5, 2009 and based on 2,630 telephone interviews. Sample: National registered voters. [USQUINN.100809.R05] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS







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