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(Now, I'd like to rate your feelings toward some people and organizations, with one hundred meaning a very warm, favorable feeling, zero meaning a very cold, unfavorable feeling, and fifty meaning not particularly warm or cold. You can use any number from zero to one hundred, the higher the number the more favorable your feelings are toward that person or organization. If you have no opinion or never heard of that person or organization, please say so.)...The state of the economy...Give...the state of the economy a rating, with 100 meaning a very warm, favorable feeling, zero meaning a very cold, unfavorable feeling, and 50 meaning not particularly warm or cold. (If Don't know, ask:) Would you say you are unable to give an opinion of...the state of the economy, or have you never heard of...the state of the economy? (Source: Democracy Corps/Women's Voices. Women Vote Poll, Nov, 2012)

Subpopulation/Note: . Mean = 38
Warm 51-100

Cool 0-49

Not particularly warm or cold 50

Never heard of/Don't know/Refused


Survey by Democracy Corps, Women's Voices. Women Vote. Methodology: Conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, November 5 - November 7, 2012 and based on 1,001 telephone interviews. Sample: National voters. National voters are those who voted/are almost certain to vote in the 2012 presidential election. Results were weighted to reflect the national exit poll data. [USGREEN.12DCNOV14.R23] (View Citation)


Do you think the national economy is getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? (Source: American Research Group Poll, Oct, 2012)

Getting better

Staying the same

Getting worse



Methodology: Conducted by American Research Group, October 17 - October 20, 2012 and based on 1,100 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USARG.102112.R4] (View Citation)


In the last 12 months, as a result of bad economic conditions, have your benefits at work been reduced, or not? (Source: CBS News/New York Times Poll, Jan, 2011)

Subpopulation/Note: Those employed (54%).
Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT

Methodology: Conducted by CBS News/New York Times, January 15 - January 19, 2011 and based on 1,036 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. The interviews were conducted by land-line and cell phones. [USCBSNYT.012011B.R76] (View Citation)


Dataset: USCBSNYT2011-01C

Variable: Q76

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