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Abortion
Approval of abortion, parental consent for youth, abortion clinics
Africa
Issues and events primarily involving sub-Saharan African countries, their leaders and people (other than the Middle East)
Alcohol
Alcoholic beverages; legal drinking age; drunk driving
Animals
Issues of humaneness; use in lab research; liking for
Asia
Issues and events involving Asian countries, their leaders and people (other than China, Japan, and Soviet Union)
Blacks
Anything having to do with blacks as a group, including attitudes of blacks
Business
Business as a group/institution; businessmen; responsibilities to society and employees
Canada
Issues and events involving Canada, its leaders/people
China
Issues and events involving China, its leaders/people
Communism
Assessments of it as a socio-political system
Confidence
Confidence in government, business, labor, and other institutions
Congress
Congress and its units; House of Representatives/Senate, includes Congressional elections
Consumer
Issues involving consumers; purchases made/intended; products; services; consumer protection; reform
Courts
The judiciary, courts including the Supreme Court; lawyers, trials, juries, verdicts, criminal justice system
Crime
Crime; punishment; law-enforcement; police, guns, death penalty
Culture
The arts, pop culture, music, movies
Death
Fear of; views of life after; euthanasia
Defense
U.S. Defense policy/spending; Civil defense; draft
Democracy
Ratings of; belief in protecting; whether other countries are democracies
Diplomacy
U.S. foreign policy, including use of U.S. troops
Disasters
Natural and human-caused; floods and famine; industrial plant catastrophes, mass destruction
Economics
National economy; free enterprise, federal budget deficit, unemployment, inflation, stock market
Education
Education, education in schools and universities, spending on, teachers students
Elderly
Needs and status of the elderly
Elections
Elections (other than presidential) and referenda; attitudes toward them, vote intent and actual vote, candidates
Energy
Energy policy; sources of power; uses of energy, including nuclear
Environment
Environmental issues, including population control
Equality
Equality of different groups; discrimination; affirmative action, ERA, civil rights
Ethics
Ethics of individuals/groups; morals; honesty
Europe
Issues and events involving West European countries, their leaders and people
Family
Issues of the family; family status, including marriage and divorce, ideal number of children, family planning
Farm
Farmers as a group; farm policy; agriculture
Federalism
Issues of what level of government is best suited to various tasks; revenue sharing
Fica
All issues relating to the Social Security system
Finances
Personal financial well-being; buying/selling decisions, e.g. can afford, enough money to pay bills, investing
Foreign
Ratings of foreign countries, leaders and people, respect for countries leaders
Future
Expectations; projections
Government
Attitudes toward; assessments of government at federal, state or local level
Groups
Ratings; perceptions of groups of people, organizations
Health
Health status; health policy; spending on public health, smoking; health and illness, use of doctors, dentists, hospitals; exercise and fitness, health care, health reform, diet, nutrition
Hispanics
Anything having to do with Hispanics as a group, including attitudes of Hispanics
Housing
Public vs. private; inadequate housing as a problem; satisfaction with; rent control; upkeep; repairs, homelessness
Ideology
Self-described; perception of others
Immigration
US immigration policy; policing borders; emigration
Information
Awareness of issues and candidates; historical and general knowledge; seen/read/heard about something
Israel
Issues and events involving Israel, its leaders/people
Japan
Issues and events involving Japan, its leaders/people
Labor
Trade unions, strikes, labor force as a group
Latin
Issues and events involving countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean countries, their leaders and people
Leaders
Assessments of famous persons or leaders; most admired persons; heroes
Local
Governmental issues and other questions involving sub-state units
Medicine
Medical science and doctors, hospitals, nurses, pharmacists, medical technology; over the counter and prescription medications; science and technology in the field of medicine and health; abuse of medication; been to doctor, had medical tests, had treatment
Men
Attitudes toward men as a group, attitudes of men
Mideast
Issues and events involving the Middle East, including North Africa, its leaders and people
Minorities
All issues involving minorities, other than blacks and Hispanics; various ethnic issues; includes all racial, religious, ethnic and sexual preference minorities
Mobility
Plan to move; why move; where live now; where born; rural/urban preference; have moved; state/country prefer to live in
Mood
Alienation; happiness; satisfactions; hopes/fears/concerns/worries, emotions, concerns, powerlessness, quality of life
Narcotics
Use of heroin, marijuana, etc.; attitudes toward illegal drugs, drug testing
Nuclear
Issues of nuclear power (energy) and weaponry (defense)
Nutrition
Adequacy of diet; dieting; health foods; vitamins
Participation
Does one vote; participation in community affairs; volunteerism; demonstrating; organization membership, contribute money
Parties
Political parties as actors/objects of attitudes (other than self-described party identification)
Partisanship
Self-described party identification
Patriotism
Feelings about, affect of American society, values, institutions; state of American nationalism; which country best; type of government best; duties to country; America’s role in world, pride in country
Polling
Assessments of polls and their performance
Pornography
Sex in the movies and other media; pornography and children; pornography laws
Power
Influence and/or power of individuals, groups, countries, threats to the nation
Presidency
All issues involving the presidency and the policies of presidents and vice presidents, First Ladies, administration (other than presidential election matters and presidential performance ratings)
Presidential Approval
Presidential, vice presidential, First Ladies performance in office; ratings
Press
Perceptions and use of the communications media, including TV, radio, newspapers, and magazines
Problems
Most important problems facing the United States; problems most important to oneself; personal worries and concerns; parties and leaders best in meeting said problems; problems facing state/community/ family/schools etc.
Ratings
All ratings, job scores, and other performance measures, except of the president and the vice president
Recreation
Leisure; vacations
Reform
Assessments of proposed changes in political parties, campaign finance, governmental institutions, constitutional amendments
Regions
Attitudes toward US geographic regions
Regulation
All issues of government regulation and deregulation
Religion
Religion, including beliefs; churches’ role; power, etc.
Retirement
All issues relating to one’s own retirement; retirement policy
Rights
Civil liberties; human rights; privacy
Russia
Issues and events involving the Soviet Union, its leaders/people
Science
Science and research; technology, computers
Sex
Sexual conduct/morality; birth control, extramarital sex
Social
Social interactions; networks
Soviet Bloc
Issues and events involving Soviet Bloc countries, their leaders and people; Warsaw Pact
Space
Space exploration; spending; UFOs
Spending
Federal, state, and local government spending
Sports
Interest/participation in sports; athletes; Olympics
States
Governmental issues and other questions involving states
Taste
Likes/dislikes in a cultural sense
Taxing
Federal, state, and local government revenues; forms of taxation
Television
Attitudes toward and experience with television, viewing, networks, celebrities, ratings
Trade
Imports and exports; protectionism
Transportation
Mass transit; deregulation of airlines; airplanes and flying; automobiles
United Nations
United Nations; US support of U.N.
Urban
Needs; problems; status of cities; urban policies
Values
Issues of right vs. wrong; morality; includes non-religious beliefs, astrology, ESP, ghosts, etc.
Veterans
Veterans issues, including benefit programs
Vote For President
Presidential elections; vote intent; candidates; nominations; party platform, primaries, did vote, why voted for particular candidate, candidate’s stand on issues
War
War and peace; likelihood of war; questions of survival
Welfare
Attitudes toward and care for the poor, needy, handicapped
Women
Anything having to do with women as a group; sex roles; equality, includes attitudes of women
Work
Work; job; occupation; career choices
Youth
Attitudes Toward And Of Youth