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As you may know, Puerto Rico is a poor island with a large Hispanic population. Do you think the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico would be moving faster if it had been a wealthier place with fewer Hispanic people, or do you think ethnicity and poverty have not affected the recovery effort? (Source: Kaiser Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria Survey, Oct, 2017)


46%
Would be moving faster if it had been a wealthier place with fewer Hispanic people

44%
Ethnicity and poverty have not affected the recovery effort

9%
Don't know

1%
Refused

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Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Conducted by Social Science Research Solutions, October 4 - October 8, 2017 and based on 1,008 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 306 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 702 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 520 who had no landline telephone. [USSSRS.101217K.R09] (View Citation)

Topics: ENVIRONMENT DISASTERS LATIN GOVERNMENT ECONOMICS HISPANICS





(As you may know, the average income for African-American families is only about three-fifths as high as it is for white families. Please tell me if you think each of the following is a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason African-American incomes are so much lower.) What about...poverty, crime, and poor schools in neighborhoods where many African-Americans live make it hard for people to get ahead? (Source: University of Phoenix/National Journal Next America Poll, Apr, 2012)


62%
Major reason

22%
Minor reason

13%
Not a reason

3%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by University of Phoenix, National Journal. Methodology: Conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, April 5 - April 11, 2012 and based on 1,308 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. The sample included call back interviews with African-Americans and Hispanics who participated in previous PSRAI surveys. 652 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 656 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 302 who had no landline telephone. [USPSRA.041812UPNJ.R13D] (View Citation)

Topics: BLACKS FINANCES WELFARE CRIME EDUCATION





And still using the (feeling) thermometer (0-50 degrees means you don't feel too favorable toward, and 50-100 degrees means you feel favorable and warm), how would you rate the following:... Poor people? (Source: American National Election Study 1980 (Post-Election), Nov, 1980)


Subpopulation/Note: . Mean = 75.18 * = less than .5 percent
*
0-10 degrees--Not favorable, don't care too much for

*
11-20

1%
21-30

2%
31-40

8%
41-50

17%
51-60

22%
61-70

3%
71-80

22%
81-90

20%
91-100 degrees, feel favorable and warm

5%
Don't know where to rate, can't judge

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Methodology: Conducted by Center for Political Studies, University of Michigan, November 4 - February 7, 1981 and based on 1,408 personal interviews. Sample: National adults re-interviewed (see note). The respondents were originally interviewed in the pre-election study of 1614 adults conducted September 2, 1980-November 3, 1980. [USCPS.80POST.QG06B] (View Citation)

Topics: RATINGS WELFARE GROUPS







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