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What do you think is the single most important problem for the government--that is, the President and Congress--to address in the coming year? (Source: CBS News Poll, Oct, 2000)


Subpopulation/Note: Registered voters.
14%
Social Security

12%
Education

11%
Health care

7%
Medicare, Medicaid

7%
Taxes/IRS (Internal Revenue Service)

4%
Economy

4%
Budget deficit/National debt

2%
Abortion

2%
Defense/Military

2%
Politicians/Government

2%
Big government/Bureaucracy

21%
Other

12%
Don't know/No answer

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Methodology: Conducted by CBS News, October 29 - October 31, 2000 and based on 1,396 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USCBS.110100.R17] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT PRESIDENCY CONGRESS PROBLEMS





What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: Gallup Poll, Jan, 1999)


Subpopulation/Note: . Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses. * = less than .5 percent
6%
Economy in general

6%
Unemployment/Jobs

4%
Taxes

2%
Federal budget deficit

1%
High cost of living/Inflation

1%
Trade relations/deficit

3%
Other specific economic

13%
Education

13%
Crime/Violence

13%
Ethics/moral/family decline

11%
Poverty/Homelessness

9%
Dissatisfaction with government/(Bill) Clinton/Republicans

8%
Iraq/Saddam Hussein

7%
Health care

6%
Medicare/Social Security

6%
Drugs

6%
International issues/foreign affairs

3%
Welfare

2%
Clinton/(Monica) Lewinsky controversy/ Impeachment

2%
Racism/race relations

2%
Environment

2%
War/Peace

1%
Youth/Teen pregnancy

1%
Foreign aid/focus overseas

1%
Terrorism/National security

1%
Y2K (Year two thousand)

1%
Immigration/illegal aliens

*
Media/Television

*
AIDS

*
Abortion

*
Guns/gun control

12%
Other non-economic

7%
No opinion

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, January 15 - January 17, 1999 and based on 1,009 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USGALLUP.99JA15.R07] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS

Dataset: USAIPOCNUS1999-9901003

Variable: Q7_1







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