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What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: Gallup Poll, Oct, 2004)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5%. Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses.
21%
Economy in general

12%
Unemployment/Jobs

3%
Federal budget deficit/Federal debt

2%
Fuel/Oil prices

2%
Taxes

1%
Wage issues

1%
High cost of living/Inflation

1%
Lack of money

*
Corporate corruption

*
Gap between rich and poor

*
Foreign trade/Trade deficit

*
Recession

23%
War in Iraq/Fear of war/Feelings of fear in this country

16%
Terrorism

13%
Poor health care/Hospitals, high cost of health care

6%
Ethics/Moral/Religious/Family decline, Dishonesty, Lack of integrity

5%
National security

5%
Education/Poor education/Access to education

4%
Dissatisfaction with government/Congress/Politicians/Candidates, Poor leadership; Corruption

3%
Medicare/Social Security issues

3%
Foreign aid/Focus overseas

2%
Poverty/Hunger/Homelessness

2%
International issues/Problems

2%
Judicial system/Courts/Laws

2%
Immigration/Illegal aliens

1%
Lack of respect for each other

1%
Election year/Presidential choices/Election reform

1%
Welfare

1%
Care for the elderly

1%
Crime/Violence

1%
Unifying the country

1%
Homosexuality/Gay issues

1%
Abortion

1%
Environment/Pollution

*
Children's behavior/Way they are raised

*
The media

*
Lack of energy sources, the energy crisis

*
Drugs

*
Lack of military defense

*
Abuse of power

*
Over population

4%
Other non-economic

1%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, October 11 - October 14, 2004 and based on 1,012 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USGALLUP.04OCT11.R08] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS





What do you think is the most important health problem facing Americans today? (Source: Health Pulse of America Survey, Jun, 2004)


8%
AIDS/HIV

24%
Cancer

9%
Health care access/Affordability

10%
Health insurance costs/Lack of coverage

3%
Cost of prescription drugs/medicines

2%
Senior's citizen's healthcare/costs/Medicare

16%
Obesity/poor nutrition/lack of exercise

3%
Diabetes

7%
Cardiovascular diseases (heart, high blood pressure)

2%
Smoking

6%
Other

1%
Drugs/Alcohol

6%
Don't know

1%
Refused

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by Stony Brook University Center for Survey Research, June 5 - June 27, 2004 and based on 810 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USSTONYB.04HLTHJ.R16] (View Citation)

Topics: HEALTH PROBLEMS

Dataset: USSTONYB2004-HLTHB

Variable: Q02_R





What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: CBS News Poll, Apr, 2003)


41%
Economy and jobs

18%
War/Terrorism/Foreign policy

4%
Education

3%
Health Care

3%
Religious/Family/Moral values

2%
The President/George W. Bush

2%
Poverty/Homelessness

2%
Defense/Military

17%
Other

8%
Don't know/No answer

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by CBS News, April 26 - April 27, 2003 and based on 925 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USCBS.042803.R02] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS

Dataset: USCBS2003-04C







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