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What do you think is the most important problem facing the country today? (Source: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Political Survey, Oct, 2012)


Subpopulation/Note: . Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses.
25%
Unemployment/Lack of jobs

25%
Economy (general)

9%
Dissatisfaction with government/politics/(Barack) Obama

8%
Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget/Government spending

5%
Health care/costs/accessibility

3%
Partisanship/Parties/Gridlock

3%
Morality/Ethics/Family values

3%
Education/schools/affording education

2%
Finances/money

2%
Inflation

2%
US (United States) foreign policy/International relations/US image

2%
War/War in Iraq/War in Afghanistan

1%
Poverty/Hunger/Starvation

1%
Distribution of wealth/inequality

1%
Taxes

1%
Social Security

1%
Energy costs

1%
Crime/Violence

1%
Defense/national security

1%
Greed

1%
Race relations/Racism

1%
Medicare/Medicaid

1%
Lack of leadership

1%
Housing market/foreclosures

1%
Immigration

1%
Environment/Global warming

1%
Welfare abuse/Government dependency

1%
Oil dependence/Energy policy and alternatives

1%
Too much foreign aid/Spend at home

12%
Other

6%
Don't know/No answer

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, October 18 - October 21, 2012 and based on 1,005 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 601 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 404 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 224 who had no landline telephone. [USPSRA.102912A.R02] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS

Dataset: USPEW2012-WK1018





What do you think is the most important problem facing the country today? (Source: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Political Survey, Jan, 2011)


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of Form 1 half sample. Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses.
35%
Unemployment/Lack of jobs

27%
Economy (general)

11%
Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget/Government spending

9%
Dissatisfaction with government/politics/(Barack) Obama/Government control

9%
Health care/costs/accessibility

3%
War/War in Iraq/War in Afghanistan

3%
Education/schools/affording education

2%
Immigration

2%
Energy costs

2%
Morality/Ethics/Family values

2%
Finances/money

2%
Inflation

1%
Crime/Violence

1%
Environment/pollution/Global warming

1%
Housing market/foreclosures

1%
Trade/Jobs moving overseas

1%
Poverty/Hunger/Starvation

1%
Taxes

1%
Terrorism

1%
Uneven distribution of wealth

1%
Defense/National security

1%
Drugs/Alcohol

1%
Wall Street/Corporate America

10%
Other

5%
Don't know/No answer

iPOLL
Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, January 5 - January 9, 2011 and based on 1,503 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 1000 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 503 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 235 who had no landline telephone. [USPSRA.011311.R08F1] (View Citation)

Topics: PARTICIPATION

Dataset: USPEW2011-01POL







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