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What Shapes Health?

When people say that they’re healthy, what do they mean? What external factors can cause health problems, and what is it exactly that makes a person healthy? In this HSPH/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/NPR Poll, find out what America believes shapes a person’s overall well-being. Personal habits, ways to improve health, and childhood factors influencing health are all featured in this survey. Demographic questions about weight, smoking habits, and insurance coverage are also included.

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Employers Perspectives on the Health Insurance Market

New health care legislation affects small business owners in unique ways.  They deal first-hand with the potential fiscal and staffing issues brought about the 2010 Affordable Care Act.  Employers have to balance staff concerns, costs, and health priorities.  This Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, asks private-sector employers about these issues.  Questions focus on health insurance plans, insurance marketplaces, account types, wellness programs, and insurance carriers.

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2014 TransAtlantic Trends Survey

What role should the United States play in the world?  Should Iran be prevented from obtaining nuclear weapons, and what measures should be taken?  Are countries doing enough to combat economic crises?  Find out what over 13,000 global citizens think about a wide range of international issues in the 2014 TransAtlantic Trends survey.  Questions about immigration, economics, NATO, and international cooperation are featured.  The countries surveyed were France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, […]

2014 Chicago Council on Global Affairs Survey

With frequent debates about defense spending and international intervention, United States foreign policy is often at the forefront of conversations about American identity. What is our role in the world? What moments in our history do we look at with pride, or with shame? At what level should we participate in global conflicts? Find out what the public thinks about these issues in the 2014 Chicago Council Survey of American Public Opinion and US Foreign […]

2014 National Poll on the Civil Justice System

DRI — The Voice of the Defense Bar and Langer Research Associates have teamed together for their third annual poll on the civil justice system.  Find out Americans’ opinions on class action lawsuits, judicial funding, and forced arbitration.  There are also questions about trust in various business sectors, along with what it takes for a company to be trustworthy.

The data was collected from September 17th – 21st, 2014 of 1,006 national adults via landline and […]

2014 “Non-Employed” Poll

Find out the concerns and experiences faced by out-of-work Americans in this new poll of the non-employed sponsored by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, New York Times, and CBS News.  Expanding beyond the traditional “unemployed,” the “non-employed” includes those people out of work, students, homemakers, retirees, and people with disabilities.  Some of the topics addressed in the survey deal with the impact of non-employment on the respondent’s life (including stress levels and financial impact), […]

2014 Kaiser Family Foundation Poll – ACA and the Supreme Court

After the Affordable Care Act was passed, the Supreme Court dealt with the case of for-profit companies providing birth control to women in their insurance plans.  Find out Americans’ opinions on the Supreme Court ruling, along with other issues surrounding the ACA, in this 2014 Kaiser Family Foundation ACA and the Supreme Court poll. This poll delves deeply into the question of what factors influenced the Supreme Court’s decision,   Further questions include personal reactions […]

Pew Global’s India Winter 2014 Survey

How big of a threat are extremist groups to India and her neighbors?  Do you approve of drone usage by the United States? Are the punishments for convicted rapists tough enough?  Should homosexuality be accepted by society?  Find out what 2,464 Indians have to say in Pew Research Center’s Winter 2014 India  Survey about politics, morality, and international affairs.  Conducted between December 7th, 2013 and January 12th, 2014 in eight different languages, the survey covers […]