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True or false: If a scientific study finds a correlation between poverty and crime, it proves that poverty causes crime. (Source: Cards Against Humanity Poll, Apr, 2018)


45%
True

49%
False

6%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Cards Against Humanity. Methodology: Conducted by Survey Sampling International, April 2 - April 16, 2018 and based on 800 telephone (landline only), telephone (cell only) interviews. Sample: National adult. [31115220.00010] (View Citation)

Topics: CRIME INFORMATION SCIENCE

Dataset: 31115220





(Next, we'd like to ask you about how much help the federal government provides to some different groups.) Do you think the government does too much, not enough, or about the right amount for...poor people? (Source: Pew Research Center Poll, Jan, 2018)


15%
Too much

62%
Not enough

19%
About the right amount

4%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Pew Research Center. Methodology: Conducted by Abt Associates, January 10 - January 15, 2018 and based on 1,503 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 376 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1127 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 718 who had no landline telephone. [USSRBI.013018AP.R28D] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT GROUPS ECONOMICS





(In the next few questions we are asking about four major groups of things on which the United States is now spending, or might spend, money in an effort to build up a better and stronger nation. In each of these four groups are listed four or five items. We would like you to arrange the items within each group in what you think is their order of importance, as things on which to spend money, under present conditions, in order to build up a better and stronger nation. Which of these things having to do with reducing poverty and unemployment do you think is, or might be, most important on which to spend money in order to build up a better and stronger nation? Which second? Third? Fourth?)... Training skilled labor (Source: Roper/Fortune Survey, Jan, 1940)


25%
First

18%
Second

18%
Third

27%
Fourth

3%
Don't do at all

1%
Unimportant

8%
Don't know

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Survey by Fortune. Methodology: Conducted by Roper Organization during January, 1940 and based on 5,097 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USROPER.40-014.Q07D] (View Citation)

Topics: SPENDING LABOR

Dataset: USRFOR1940-014







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