Washington Post poll

This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone March 23-26, 2010, among a random national sample of 1,000 adults including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by TNS of Horsham, Pa.

*= less than 0.5 percent

1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?

           -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No   
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    53       34         20      43        8         35         3
2/8/10     51       29         22      46       12         33         3
1/15/10    53       30         24      44       13         32         2
12/13/09   50       31         18      46       13         33         4 
11/15/09   56       32         23      42       13         29         2
10/18/09   57       33         23      40       11         29         3
9/12/09    54       35         19      43       12         31         3
8/17/09    57       35         21      40       11         29         3
7/18/09    59       38         22      37        9         28         4
6/21/09    65       36         29      31       10         22         4 
4/24/09    69       42         27      26        8         18         4 
3/29/09    66       40         26      29        9         20         5
2/22/09    68       43         25      25        8         17         7


2. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling [ITEM]? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?

3/26/10 - Summary Table*

                    -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No
                    NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
a. Health care      48       33         15      49        6         43         3
b. The economy      45       23         22      52       12         40         3
c. The situation
   in Afghanistan   53       25         29      35       15         20        12
d. The federal
   budget deficit   43       22         21      52       14         38         5
e. Immigration
   issues           33       14         19      43       15         28        23
*Full sample asked item a; half sample asked items b-c; other half sample asked items d-e.

Trend where available:

a. Health care

           -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    48       33         15      49        6         43         3
2/8/10     43       24         19      53       11         43         3
1/15/10    44       24         21      52        9         43         4
12/13/09   44       27         18      53       10         43         3
11/15/09   47       28         19      49        8         41         3
10/18/09   48       30         18      48       10         38         4
9/12/09    48       32         15      48       10         38         4
8/17/09    46       27         19      50        8         42         5
7/18/09    49       25         24      44       11         33         7  
6/21/09    53       27         26      39       10         29         9  
4/24/09    57       NA         NA      29       NA         NA        13

b. The economy

           -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No   
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    45       23         22      52       12         40         3
2/8/10     45       22         23      53       15         38         2
1/15/10    47       22         24      52       13         39         1
12/13/09   46       23         24      52       12         40         2
11/15/09   51       26         25      47       12         36         2
10/18/09   50       29         22      48       13         35         1 
9/12/09    51       28         24      46       13         33         2
8/17/09    52       27         25      46       13         33         2 
7/18/09    52       29         23      46       10         35         3
6/21/09    56       28         28      41       13         27         3  
4/24/09    58       31         28      38       13         25         4
3/29/09    60       34         25      38       12         26         3
2/22/09    60       NA         NA      34       NA         NA         6

c. The situation in Afghanistan

           -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No   
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    53       25         29      35       15         20        12
1/15/10    50       22         28      45       18         27         6
12/13/09   52       24         28      44       13         32         4
11/15/09   45       23         23      48       16         32         6
10/18/09   45       22         23      47       17         31         7
9/12/09    55       23         33      37       17         21         7
8/17/09    60       25         35      33       14         19         7
7/18/09    62       33         29      30       13         17         8
4/24/09    63       NA         NA      26       NA         NA        11

d. The federal budget deficit

           -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No   
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    43       22         21      52       14         38         5
2/8/10     40       17         23      56       16         40         4
1/15/10    38       18         20      56       15         41         6
12/13/09   37       16         21      56       12         44         6
11/15/09   42       19         23      53       10         43         5
10/18/09   45       20         25      51       14         37         4
9/12/09    39       17         22      55       13         42         6
8/17/09    41       19         22      53       12         41         5
7/18/09    43       19         24      49       11         38         8
6/21/09    48       22         26      48       13         35         5  
4/24/09    51       NA         NA      43       NA         NA         7
3/29/09    52       NA         NA      43       NA         NA         5

e. Immigration issues

           -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No   
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    33       14         19      43       15         28        23
4/24/09    48       NA         NA      35       NA         NA        18


3. Do you think things in this country (are generally going in the right direction) or do you feel things (have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track)?

                Right     Wrong     No 
              direction   track   opinion  
3/26/10          38        60        2
1/15/10          37        62        1
11/15/09         44        55        2
10/18/09         44        54        2
8/17/09          44        55        1
6/21/09          47        50        3
4/24/09          50        48        2
3/29/09          42        57        1
2/22/09          31        67        2
1/16/09          19        78        3
12/14/08         15        82        3
10/25/08 LV      13        85        2
10/11/08 RV       8        90        2
9/22/08  RV      14        83        3
8/22/08          19        78        2
6/15/08          14        84        2
5/11/08          16        82        2 
1/12/08          21        77        2
11/1/07          24        74        2
6/1/07           25        73        2 
1/19/07          26        71        3 
11/4/06  RV      39        59        2 
10/22/06         30        68        2 
10/8/06          32        66        2 
5/15/06          29        69        2 
11/2/05          30        68        2 
10/24/04 LV      41        55        4 
4/18/04          42        57        1 
4/30/03          52        46        2 
9/26/02          43        53        4 
2/21/02          54        42        4 
2/14/99          55        41        4 
11/1/98          55        43        2 
11/1/98  LV      55        44        1 
8/21/98          57        40        4
7/12/98          50        45        6
4/4/98           55        41        4
1/31/98          61        34        5
1/30/98          61        34        5
1/19/98          44        50        6
8/27/97          39        57        4
6/8/97           37        60        3
3/9/97           34        62        4
10/17/96 RV      40        55        5
10/16/96 RV      42        53        5
10/15/96 RV      43        52        5
10/14/96 RV      44        51        5
10/13/96 RV      44        51        5
9/04/96  RV      40        54        6
8/21/96          28        67        5
6/30/96          26        70        5
3/17/96          27        70        3
1/21/96          27        66        6
1/3/96           21        77        3
4/5/95           23        73        3
1/4/95           27        68        6
10/31/94         27        69        4
7/20/94          26        70        4
3/27/94          28        69        3
1/23/94          31        60       10
11/14/93         25        69        6
8/8/93           26        71        3
6/20/93          26        71        3
4/26/93          27        71        2
3/11/93          36        57        7
2/28/93          37        59        4
1/17/93          31        63        6
12/14/92         35        60        5
10/27/92 RV      22        76        2
10/4/92  RV      18        78        4
6/7/92           14        83        3
4/9/92           16        81        3
3/11/92          18        79        4
1/15/92          19        78        3
11/10/91         24        72        4
10/29/91         26        71        3
8/27/91          31        60        9
7/28/91          30        67        3
6/2/91           39        57        4
4/9/91           42        51        7
2/26/91          58        39        3
1/27/91          49        48        4
10/14/90         19        79        2
9/9/90           36        60        4
8/20/90          35        60        5
7/24/90          37        60        2
5/21/90          39        60        2
3/26/90          44        53        2
2/4/90           49        48        3
1/16/90          48        49        3
5/23/89          42        55        3
3/16/89          46        52        2
1/16/89  LV      51        46        3
10/25/88 RV      49        46        6
9/27/88          48        44        8
7/11/88          40        56        4
5/25/88          35        59        6
3/21/88          40        56        4
1/23/88          39        59        2
12/13/87         49        47        4
12/2/87          35        61        4
9/23/87          43        54        4
6/29/87          35        62        3
4/13/87          37        60        3
3/9/87           38        58        4
1/18/87          39        56        5
9/8/86           50        48        2
1/26/86          45        47        8
7/29/85          52        43        6
1/16/85          59        36        4
5/22/84          47        48        5
12/13/83         43        51        6
11/7/83          51        44        5
4/12/83          41        54        4
3/2/83           43        53        3
10/11/82         35        57        8
1/30/82          39        56        5
2/80*            20        70       10
2/78             34        53       13
2/77             41        44       14
10/75            19        71        9
10/74            15        75       11
10/73            16        74       10
*2/80 and previous: Roper

4. Do you approve or disapprove of the way the U.S. Congress is doing its job? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?

              -------- Approve --------   ------- Disapprove ------     No
              NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10       24        7         18      72       18         54         4
2/8/10        26       NA         NA      71       NA         NA         3
7/13/08       23                          71                             6
2/1/08        33                          59                             8
12/9/07       32                          60                             8
11/1/07       28                          65                             7
9/30/07       29                          65                             6
7/21/07       37                          60                             4
6/1/07        39                          53                             8
4/15/07       44        8         36      54       25         29         3
2/25/07       41       NA         NA      54       NA         NA         5
1/19/07       43                          50                             8
12/11/06      37                          57                             6
11/4/06  RV   36        7         29      60       25         35         4  
10/22/06      31        5         25      65       27         38         4  
10/8/06       32        5         27      66       29         37         2  
9/7/06        40       NA         NA      55       NA         NA         5
8/6/06        36                          60                             4
5/15/06       33                          63                             4 
4/9/06        35                          62                             3 
3/5/06        36                          62                             3
1/26/06       43                          53                             4
1/8/06        41                          55                             5
12/18/05      43                          53                             4
11/2/05       37                          59                             4
8/28/05       37                          59                             4
6/5/05        41                          54                             4
10/29/03      40                          52                             9
4/30/03       57                          37                             6
9/26/02       51                          43                             6
7/15/02       57                          36                             7
2/21/02       57                          39                             4
1/27/02       58                          35                             7
12/19/01      59                          34                             7
9/9/01        45                          48                             7
7/30/01       48                          48                             4
4/22/01       58                          33                             8
10/31/99      42                          53                             6
9/2/99        46                          47                             7
6/6/99        48                          46                             6
3/14/99       44                          49                             7
2/14/99       46                          50                             4    
12/20/98      44                          51                             5    
12/19/98      45                          50                             5    
12/13/98      49                          46                             5    
11/7/98       41                          55                             4    
11/1/98       49                          47                             5    
10/25/98      45                          44                            11    
10/18/98      46                          45                             8    
9/28/98       52                          44                             4    
9/13/98       56                          38                             6    
8/21/98       55                          39                             6          
7/12/98       46                          44                            11          
5/12/98       45                          45                             9          
4/4/98        47                          45                             8          
1/31/98       55                          35                            10          
1/30/98       55                          35                            10          
1/25/98       56                          37                             8          
1/24/98       55                          38                             7          
1/19/98       47                          49                             5          
10/13/97      36                          57                             7          
8/27/97       39                          54                             7          
7/8/97        40                          53                             6          
4/24/97       40                          53                             7          
3/9/97        35                          60                             5          
8/5/96        42                          52                             7          
6/30/96       35                          58                             7          
5/22/96       35                          60                             5          
3/10/96       30                          64                             6          
1/7/96        31                          65                             5          
11/19/95      27                          68                             5          
10/1/95       32                          65                             3 
7/17/95       34                          63                             3         
4/5/95        37                          57                             6         
3/19/95       39                          56                             5         
1/29/95       42                          52                             6         
10/31/94      21                          72                             8         
10/23/94      18                          78                             4         
9/11/94       24                          70                             5         
6/26/94       34                          61                             5         
3/27/94       35                          62                             3         
2/27/94       32                          64                             4         
1/23/94       29                          60                            11         
11/14/93      28                          66                             6         
8/8/93        33                          64                             3         
4/26/93       30                          69                             2         
1/17/93       29                          66                             6         
6/7/92        16                          77                             6         
4/9/92        17                          78                             5         
3/18/92       19                          76                             5         
3/8/92        22                          73                             6         
2/2/92        32                          64                             4         
12/15/91      35                          59                             6         
10/21/91      45                          50                             5         
6/2/91        49                          46                             5 
10/14/90      34                          63                             3                  
2/4/90        41                          55                             4                  
1/16/90       39                          55                             6                  
8/21/89       42                          53                             5                  
5/23/89       54                          44                             2                  
2/14/89       53                          44                             3                  
1/23/88*      43                          53                             4                  
6/1/87        56                          40                             4                  
6/22/85       54                          37                             9                  
5/83          33                          43                            24                  
6/81          38                          40                            22                  
6/79          19                          61                            20                  
9/78          29                          49                            22                  
6/77          34                          42                            24                  
6/75          29                          54                            17                  
8/74          48       "          "       35       "          "         17                  
*1/23/88 and previous: Gallup

Questions 5 and 6 held for future release. 


7. Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling (ITEM)?


       3/26/10 - Summary Table*
                                                    Both    Neither     No
                         Democrats   Republicans   (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion
a. The economy              44           36           3       16         1
b. Health care              47           34           2       15         3
c. Immigration issues       38           35           3       16         8
d. The situation in
   Afghanistan              43           33           4       13         6
e. The federal budget 
   deficit                  43           35           2       18         2
f. Taxes                    41           39           4       14         3
g. The U.S. campaign
   against terrorism        37           43           4       10         6
h. Energy policy            49           32           2       12        5
*Full sample asked items a,b; half sample asked items c-e; other half sample asked items f-h.

Trend where available:

a. The economy
                                           Both    Neither     No      
                Democrats   Republicans   (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion
3/26/10            44           36           3       16         1
2/1/08             52           33           2       10         3
12/9/07            51           33           2        9         5 
11/1/07            50           35           3        9         4
9/30/07            51           33           2       11         3  
10/22/06   RV      50           41           2        5         2
10/8/06            54           37           3        6         1
9/7/06             50           39           1        7         4
6/25/06            52           39           1        5         3    
5/15/06            52           34           3        9         2
4/9/06             49           43           1        4         3
3/5/06             49           40           2        8         2
1/26/06            55           37           2        5         2
11/2/05            56           34           1        8         1
8/11/03            47           37           3        7         4
12/15/02           44           45           4        6         1
10/27/02*  LV      43           48           3        3         2 
9/26/02*           47           39           3        6         5 
7/15/02**          38           48           3        6         5
1/27/02**          39           48           5        6         3   
4/22/01***         47           43           4        4         3
3/14/99            47           42           2        4         5
9/28/98            53           40          NA       NA         7
7/12/98            49           37           4        5         6
1/19/98            45           44           3        6         3
7/8/97             43           39           5       12         2
10/23/94           38           43           3       14         2
9/11/94            39           43           3       11         4
2/27/94            47           36           3       11         3
2/2/92             49           38           2        7         4
12/15/91           43           36           4       11         5
3/4/91             32           49           5       10         4
1/16/90            33           52           4        7         4  
*"The economy and jobs"
**"Improving the economy"
***4/22/01 and previous: "The nation's economy"

b. Health care

                                           Both    Neither     No      
                Democrats   Republicans   (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion
3/26/10            47           34           2       15         3
2/1/08             56           29           2       10         4
11/1/07            54           29           2       10         5
9/30/07            56           26           2       12         5
10/8/06            61           28           1        7         2
5/15/06            61           28           1        7         2
4/9/06             61           29           *        6         3
11/2/05            54           29           2       12         3
12/15/02*          53           33           3        7         4 
10/27/02*  LV      50           39           3        5         3 
9/26/02*           50           35           4        5         6  
7/15/02**          47           37           3        9         5
1/27/02**          50           35           5        5         4
1/19/98***         54           33           2        7         4
10/23/94           46           29           2       21         2
9/11/94            51           29           3       12         5
2/27/94            58           22           5       11         3
2/2/92             60           25           3        8         4
12/15/91           57           23           3       11         5
*"The cost, availability, and coverage of health insurance"
**"improving the health care system"
***1/19/98 and previous: "Providing affordable health care"

c. Immigration issues
                                           Both    Neither     No      
                Democrats   Republicans   (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion
3/26/10            38           35           3       16         8
2/1/08             40           37           2       12         9
11/1/07            42           35           4       13         6
10/8/06            49           36           4       10         3
6/25/06            45           40           1        9         5    
5/15/06            48           34           1       14         4
4/9/06             50           38           1        7         4

d. No trend.

e. The federal budget deficit
                                           Both    Neither     No      
                Democrats  Republicans    (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion 
3/26/10            43           35           2       18         2
2/1/08             52           31           2       10         6
9/30/07            52           29           2       12         5      

Compare to:

The federal budget
                                           Both    Neither     No      
                Democrats  Republicans    (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion 
5/15/06             54          34           1        8         3
11/2/05             48          34           2       13         2
8/11/03             40          41           4        8         6
9/26/02             43          43           3        7         4
7/15/02*            44          41           5        6         4
1/27/02****         38          46           5        7         3
3/14/99*            43          40           5       10         3
9/28/98*            49          42          NA       NA         9
7/12/98*            42          39           4        7         8 
1/19/98**           41          43           3        8         4 
7/8/97**            39          36           5       17         3
10/23/94***         36          37           3       21         3
9/11/94             39          40           4       14         4
2/27/94             44          28           5       20         3
2/2/92              40          39           4       14         3
3/4/91              35          43           5       14         3
1/16/90             35          42           4       15         4
*"Managing the federal budget"
**"Balancing the federal budget"
***10/23/94 and previous: "Reducing the federal budget"
****"Keeping the federal budget balanced"

f. Taxes
                                           Both    Neither     No      
                Democrats   Republicans   (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion
3/26/10            41           39           4       14         3
2/1/08             48           40           1        8         4
11/1/07            46           40           2        8         4
5/15/06            52           38           1        5         2
11/2/05            48           38           1       11         1
8/11/03            43           40           3        8         6
12/15/02           46           44           2        6         2
9/26/02            44           44           3        6         4
4/22/01*           38           52           2        6         3
9/2/99*            40           49           2        6         3
3/14/99**          43           41           2       10         4
9/28/98**          47           44          NA       NA         9
7/12/98**          42           39           3        8         8
1/19/98**          45           44           2        6         2
7/8/97**           41           38           3       15         4
10/30/95*          45           40          10        3         3
10/23/94**         37           42           2       17         2
9/11/94**          36           47           2       11         4
2/27/94**          35           41           4       18         2
2/2/92**           41           45           3        8         3
12/15/91**         40           38           3       14         5
3/4/91**           35           44           5       13         3
1/16/90**          37           47           2       10         4
*"Cutting taxes"
**"Holding taxes down"

g. The U.S. campaign against terrorism
                                           Both    Neither     No      
                Democrats   Republicans   (vol.)   (vol.)    opinion
3/26/10            37           43           4       10         6
2/1/08             44           37           4       10         5
12/9/07            45           38           4        8         6 
11/1/07            41           42           4        9         4
9/30/07            41           40           5       10         4
9/7/07             39           36           4       17         4
10/22/06   RV      44           43           2        8         3
10/8/06            47           41           4        6         2
9/7/06             40           47           1        9         3
8/6/06             46           38           1       11         4
6/25/06            39           46           2       10         3    
5/15/06            46           41           2        8         3
4/9/06             46           45           1        6         1 
3/5/06             39           46           3       10         2
1/26/06            41           46           2        6         4
11/2/05            42           42           4       10         3
8/11/03            25           54           8        6         7
12/15/02           25           61           5        6         2
10/27/02*  LV      26           61           4        5         4 
9/26/02*           30           51           6        6         8
7/15/02            27           55           9        3         6
1/27/02            23           62          10        3         2      
*"The war on terrorism"

h. No trend.

8. On another subject: overall, given what you know about them, would you say you support or oppose the changes to the health care system that have been enacted by (Congress) and (the Obama administration)? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

           -------- Support --------   --------- Oppose --------     No   
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    46       32         13      50       10         40         4
2/8/10*    46       22         25      49       11         38         5
1/15/10    44       22         22      51       12         39         5
12/13/09   44       25         19      51       11         40         5
11/15/09   48       30         18      49       10         39         3
10/18/09   45       26         19      48       12         36         7
9/12/09    46       30         16      48       12         36         6
8/17/09    45       27         18      50       10         40         5
*2/8/10 and prior: "proposed changes...that are being developed by"

8a.(IF OPPOSE/DON'T KNOW HC CHANGES) Would you support or oppose an effort to cancel these changes in the health care system, either by a new vote in Congress or through the courts?


           -------- Support --------   --------- Oppose --------     No   
           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10    86       71         15       9        5          4         5


Questions 8 and 8a combined:

          Support   ------- Oppose/Don't know changes to HC ------
          changes         Support effort   Oppose effort     No
           to HC    NET      to cancel       to cancel     opinion
3/26/10     46      54          46                5           3



9. How would you describe your feelings about these changes to the health care system: would you say you are [enthusiastic about them, satisfied but not enthusiastic, dissatisfied but not angry, or angry about them]?

                              

           -- Enthusiastic/Satisfied --   -- Dissatisfied/Angry --     No
           NET  Enthusiastic  Satisfied   NET  Dissatisfied  Angry   opinion
3/26/10    47        15           32      51        26        26        2
8/17/09*   47        15           32      50        31        18        3
*"changes being proposed by (Congress) and (the Obama administration)"



10. (Do you think these changes to the health care system will allow people who have coverage now to keep it without any changes if they want to); OR (do you think these changes to the health care system will require everyone to make changes, whether they want to or not)?

           Will allow coverage   Will require everyone     No
            without changes        to make changes      opinion
3/26/10           35                     60                5

Compare to:

(Do you think it's possible to reform the health care system in a way that people who have coverage now can keep it without any changes if they want to), or (do you think health care reform will require everyone to make changes, whether they want to or not)?

          Reform possible     Reform will
          without changes   require changes   No opinion
9/12/09         49                48               3
6/21/09         38                58               4



11. Do you have some form of health insurance or health care coverage, or not?

				   
					   
		    Yes   No   No opinion    
3/26/10     86    13        *
2/8/10      83    17        * 
1/15/10     87    13        0
12/13/09    82    17        *
11/15/09    84    15        1
10/18/09    85    15        0 
9/12/09     86    14        0
8/17/09     85    14        *
6/21/09     84    16        0
9/30/07     88    12        *
9/12/06     87    13        0
4/19/05     87    13        *
10/13/03    83    17        0
7/12/98     86    14        *
8/27/97     81    19        *
11/13/95    85    15        0
7/17/94     86    14        *
11/14/93    87    13        0
10/10/93    87    13        *


11a. (AMONG THOSE WITH HEALTH CARE COVERAGE) Are you mainly covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or do you have private medical insurance? (IF PRIVATE: Is that through an employer or not?) (IF NEEDED: Medicare is the government health insurance program for people 65 and over. Medicaid is the government health insurance program for low-income families.)

             

                    ------------ Have health insurance -------------
                         Medi  Medi    ---- Private ----               Not      No
                   NET   care  caid    NET   Emply   Not   Oth.(v.)  insured   opin.
3/26/10  Gen Pop    86    17     7     62     51     10      NA         13       *
         All Cov   100    20     7     72     60     12      NA         NA       1

2/8/10   Gen Pop    83    15     3     62     NA     NA      NA         17       *
         All Cov   100    18     4     74     NA     NA      NA         NA       3

9/12/06  Gen Pop    87    15     4     66     NA     NA      NA         13       2
         All Cov   100    17     5     76     NA     NA      NA         NA       2

10/13/03 Gen Pop    83    16     4     63     NA     NA      NA         17       0
         All Cov   100    19     4     76     NA     NA      NA         NA       1

7/12/98  Gen Pop    86    15     4     65     NA     NA      NA         14       *
         All Cov   100    18     5     76     NA     NA      NA         NA       1

8/27/97  Gen Pop    81    13     3     64     NA     NA      NA         19       1
         All Cov   100    16     3     79     NA     NA      NA         NA       1

11/13/95 Gen Pop    85    15     3     63     NA     NA       4         15       *
         All Cov   100    18     3     74     NA     NA       5         NA       *

Gen Pop    =    General population
All Cov    =    All with health insurance


12. In the long run, do you think [ITEM] will get (better) as a result of these changes to the health care system, get (worse), or remain about the same?


          3/26/10 - Summary Table*

                                           Better   Worse   Same   No opinion
a. the overall health care system
   in this country                           37      44      15         3
b. the quality of the health care you
   receive                                   18      44      35         3
c. your health insurance coverage            17      42      38         3        
d. your ability to get health insurance      48      25      25         2
*item c asked if insured; item d asked if not insured (N=94)

Compare to:

Just your best guess, if the health care system is changed, do you think the quality of [ITEM] will get (better), get (worse), or remain about the same?

a. your health care

           Better   Worse   Same   No opinion
11/15/09     19      37      42         2
9/12/09      16      32      50         2
8/17/09      19      33      47         2
6/21/09      16      31      50         3

b. health care for most people

           Better   Worse   Same   No opinion
11/15/09     34      38      26         2
9/12/09      35      38      24         2
8/17/09      37      38      23         2


Compare to:

And if the health care system is changed do you think [ITEM] will get (better), get (worse), or remain about the same? 

a. (IF INSURED) Your health insurance coverage

           Better   Worse   Same   No opinion
11/15/09     13      39      46         1
9/12/09      11      37      49         2
8/17/09      14      40      43         3

b. (IF NOT INSURED) Your ability to get health insurance

           Better   Worse   Same   No opinion
11/15/09     47      17      35         2
9/12/09      51      13      35         2
8/17/09      56      10      30         4


13. In the long run, do you think [ITEM] will (increase) as a result of these changes to the health care system, (decrease), or remain about the same?


3/26/09 - Summary Table

                                 Increase   Decrease   Same   No opinion
a. Your health care costs           55         11       30         4
b. The overall costs of health   
   care in this country             60         16       21         3

Compare to:

If the health care system is changed do you think [ITEM] will (increase), (decrease), or remain about the same?

                                 Increase   Decrease   Same   No opinion
a. Your health care costs           52         11       35         2
b. The overall costs of health   
   care in this country             56         20       23         2



14. Medicare is the government health insurance program for people 65 and over. Do you think these changes to the health care system will (strengthen) the Medicare program, (weaken) Medicare or have no effect on it?


            Strengthen   Weaken   No effect   No opinion
3/26/10         23         48        23            6
12/13/09*       22         45        24            9
10/18/09        18         43        31            8 
9/12/09         22         40        32            6
*12/13/09 and prior: "health care reform would"

15. Just your best guess, do you think these changes to the health care system will increase the federal budget deficit, decrease it, or have no effect? (IF INCREASE) Do you think that will be worth it, or not?


            ---------- Increase ---------
            NET   Worth it   Not worth it   Decrease   No effect   No opinion
3/26/10     65       21         44             14         16            5
12/13/09*   66       23         43             11         19            4
10/18/09    68       31         37             10         18            3
9/12/09     65       NA         NA              9         24            2
*12/13/09 and prior: "health care reform would"


16. Do you think the health care plan creates too much government involvement in the nation's health care system, not enough government involvement or about the right amount?

           Too much   Not enough   Right amount   No opinion
3/26/10       49          14            35             2
10/18/09      42          21            34             2 
9/12/09       45          12            41             1

Compare to: Clinton's plan

           Too much   Not enough   Right amount   No opinion
3/27/94       47          14            34             5
2/27/94       42          16            38             4
1/23/94       40          12            39             8
11/14/93      46          15            33             6
10/10/93      40          18            37             6
9/19/93       38          18            37             7


17. Do you feel (you have a good basic understanding of the upcoming changes to the health care system), or do you feel (the upcoming changes to health care system are too complicated for you to have a good basic understanding of them)?

         
             Good basic         Too         No
            understanding   complicated   opinion
3/26/10          58             37           5
11/15/09*        55             44           2
*"changes being proposed"


17a. (IF HEALTH CARE CHANGES TOO COMPLICATED) How much if at all does that worry you - a great deal, somewhat, not so much or not at all?

         
           ---- Grt deal/somewhat ----   --- Not so much/not at all ---     No
           NET   Great deal   Somewhat   NET   Not so much   Not at all   opinion
3/26/10    86        51          35      13         9            4           1
11/15/09   85        49          36      15        10            5           *




18. Thinking about the past few months, have you tried to contact your Senator or representative in Congress about the health care reform effort, or not?


          Yes   No   No opinion
3/26/10   26    74        0

Compare to:

As you may know, over the past few months, members of the House of Representatives have been discussing the impeachment of Bill Clinton. Have you ever tried to contact your Senator or Representative about this issue. or not? 

          Yes   No   No opinion
12/22/98  11    89        *


19.Do these changes to the health care system represent a major change in the direction of the country, or don't you think so? (IF MAJOR CHANGE) Is this a positive or a negative change?


          ------ Major change -----      Not a         No
          NET   Positive   Negative   major change   opinion
3/26/10   80       38         42           16           4


20. Do you think the Republicans in Congress did or did not make a good faith effort to cooperate with Obama and the Democrats on health care reform?

          Did   Did not   No opinion
3/26/10    31      63          6
9/12/09*   31      62          7
*"are or are not making"


21. Do you think Obama and the Democrats in Congress did or did not make a good faith effort to cooperate with the Republicans on health care reform?

          Did   Did not   No opinion
3/26/10    48      47          5
9/12/09*   50      44          6
*"are or are not making"


22. Changing topics, if the election for the U.S. House of Representatives in November were being held today, would you vote for (the Democratic candidate) or (the Republican candidate) in your congressional district? (IF OTHER, NEITHER, DK, REF) Would you lean toward the (Democratic candidate) or toward the (Republican candidate)?


         NET LEANED VOTE

               Dem     Rep     Other    Neither    Will not       No
               cand.   cand.   (vol.)    (vol.)   vote (vol.)   opinion
3/26/10  All    47      43       1         3           1           4
         RV     48      44       1         2           *           4 
2/8/10   All    46      46       *         3           1           4 
         RV     45      48       *         3           *           4 
10/18/09 All    51      39       1         3           2           5 
6/15/08  All    52      37       *         2           1           8
11/4/06  LV     51      45       1         1           *           2
         RV     53      43       1         1           *           3 
10/22/06 RV     54      41       *         1           *           3 
10/8/06  RV     54      41       *         1           1           3 
9/7/06   RV     50      42       *         3           2           4  
8/6/06   RV     52      39       *         2           1           5  
6/25/06  All    52      38       1         2           2           5
         RV     52      39       1         3           1           4  
5/15/06  All    53      38       1         3           1           4
         RV     52      40       1         3           1           4  
4/9/06   All    54      40       *         2           1           4  
         RV     55      40       *         2           *           3
1/26/06  All    55      36       1         3           1           4
         RV     54      38       1         3           1           5
12/18/05 All    50      41       1         3           1           4
         RV     51      41       1         3           1           4
11/2/05  All    53      36       1         3           2           5
         RV     52      37       1         4           2           6
11/4/02  LV     48      48       1         1           0           2
11/3/02  LV     48      48       *         1           0           2
11/2/02  LV     50      49       *         1           0           2
10/27/02 LV     47      49       1         1           0           3
9/26/02  All    46      42       2         2           5           3
         LV     49      47       1         2           0           2
         RV     47      44       2         3           2           3
7/15/02  All    47      45       1         1           1           4
         RV     47      46       1         1           1           4
1/27/02* RV     43      50      NA         2           1           5
9/6/00   RV     49      42                 2           1           6
7/23/00  RV     46      45                 3           1           5
2/27/00  RV     45      46                 2           1           5
10/31/99 RV     50      43                 3           1           3
9/2/99   RV     48      44                 3           *           5
3/14/99  RV     50      41                 2           1           6
2/14/99  RV     48      41                 3           1           7
1/30/99  RV     49      39                 8           1           3
11/1/98  RV     51      43                 4           *           2
10/25/98 RV     48      43                 3           1           4
10/18/98 RV     49      44                 3           1           4
9/28/98  RV     49      44                 2           *           4
9/13/98  RV     49      43                 3           1           4
8/21/98  RV     48      45                 3           1           3
7/12/98  RV     47      45                 2           *           6
1/31/98  RV     49      40                 2           1           8
1/19/98  RV     47      44                 3           1           5
10/8/96  RV     51      41                 2           1           5
9/29/96  RV     48      41                 3           1           7
9/22/96  RV     50      43                 2           1           4
9/15/96  RV     49      45                 1           1           4
9/4/96   RV     48      44                 3           *           5
8/29/96  RV     53      39                 3           1           5
8/28/96  RV     51      40                 3           1           5
8/27/96  RV     51      41                 3           0           5
8/26/96  RV     51      41                 3           0           5
8/25/96  RV     48      43                 3           1           6
8/24/96  RV     47      43                 2           1           6
8/19/96  RV     49      42                 3           0           6
8/18/96  RV     45      46                 3           0           6
8/15/96  RV     46      43                 4           1           5
8/14/96  RV     48      42                 3           1           6
8/13/96  RV     49      43                 3           0           5
8/12/96  RV     49      42                 3           1           5
8/11/96  RV     49      40                 4           1           6
8/10/96  RV     49      41                 4           1           5
8/4/96   RV     48      45                 2           1           4
6/30/96  RV     49      44                 3           *           3
5/22/96  RV     52      41                 3           1           3
3/17/96  RV     48      48                 2           *           2
3/10/96  RV     51      43                 2           *           4
1/21/96  RV     52      43                 3           1           1
10/1/95  RV     49      44                 3           *           3
11/6/94  RV     47      42                 5           2           5
10/31/94 RV     48      44                 4           1           3
10/23/94 RV     50      45                 2           1           2
10/9/94  RV     46      47                 3           2           2
9/11/94  RV     50      45                 1           1           4
8/7/94   RV     49      42                 4           1           4
2/27/94  RV     50      40                 8           1           2
10/21/91 RV     51      41                 4           *           4
7/28/91  RV     49      41                 6           *           3
6/2/91   RV     48      42                 4           1           5
11/4/90  RV     51      41                 5           *           3
10/14/90 RV     50      41                 5           *           3
9/9/90   RV     47      46                 3           *           3
7/24/90  RV     51      41                 4           1           4
5/21/90  RV     47      45                 5           1           2
10/10/88 RV     52      41                 2           1           4
9/19/88  RV     51      39                 3           1           6
6/22/85  RV     48      44                 5           *           3
10/16/84 RV     52      44                 2          NA           5
9/11/84  RV     53      45                 2          NA           1
7/8/84   RV     58      40                 2          NA           1
10/27/82 RV     58      39                NA          NA           3
10/11/82 RV     55      36                NA          NA           9
9/13/82  RV     58      36                NA          NA           6
11/22/81 RV     53      41       "        NA          NA           7
*1/27/02 and previous: No "other candidate" option recorded



23. How enthusiastic are you about voting for the (Democrat/Republican) in your Congressional district this year - very enthusiastic, fairly enthusiastic, not too enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all?

3/26/10 Summary Table - Leaned Dem/Rep Supporters

                --- Enthusiastic --    ---- Not Enthusiastic ----     No
                NET   Very   Fairly    NET   Not too   Not at all     op.
a. Democrat     74     39      35      25       14         11          1
b. Republican   76     42      34      23       16          7          1

Trend:

a. Democrat

                --- Enthusiastic --    ---- Not Enthusiastic ----     No
                NET   Very   Fairly    NET   Not too   Not at all     op.
3/26/10         74     39      35      25       14         11          1
3/26/10  RV     76     41      35      23       13          9          1
10/22/06 RV     78     38      40      20       13          8          2
10/8/06  RV     81     42      40      18       14          4          1

b. Republican   

                --- Enthusiastic --    ---- Not Enthusiastic ----     No
                NET   Very   Fairly    NET   Not too   Not at all     op.
3/26/10         76     42      34      23       16          7          1
3/26/10  RV     75     41      34      23       18          5          2
10/22/06 RV     80     39      41      19       14          5          1
10/8/06  RV     76     35      41      23       18          5          1


24. Say a candidate for Congress voted FOR the changes to the health care system recently enacted by (Congress) and (the Obama administration). Would that make you more likely to [support] that candidate for Congress, more likely to [oppose] that candidate, or wouldn't it make much difference in your vote? (IF SUPPORT/OPPOSE) Are you much more likely to support/oppose that candidate or somewhat more?


           ---- Support ----   ---- Oppose -----      No          No 
           NET   Much   Smwt   NET   Smwt   Much   difference   opinion
3/26/10    26     16      9    32      6     27       40           2
3/26/10 RV 27     17      9    35      5     29       36           2
1/15/10*   22     12     10    31      7     24       45           2
11/15/09   25     13     12    29      8     20       45           1
9/12/09    22     12     10    23      7     17       54           1
8/17/09    23     14      9    32      6     26       43           2
*1/15/10 and prior: "supports the proposed changes...being developed"


25. Is one of the reasons for your choice of candidates for the U.S. House to show (support for) Obama, to show (opposition to) Obama, or is Obama not a factor in your vote?

            Show support   Show opposition   Obama not     No
             for Obama        to Obama       a factor    opinion
3/26/10          26              23             49          1
3/26/10 RV       25              24             49          1

Compare to: Will/was one reason for your vote for Congress (be) to express (support for) Bush, to express (opposition to) Bush, or is/was Bush not a factor in your choice?

                Support    Opposition    Not a factor    No opinion
11/4/06  RV        17           31             50               2
10/22/06 RV        17           31             50               2
10/8/06  RV        18           35             47               1
5/15/06            12           30             58               1
11/4/02  LV        29           15             55               1
11/3/02  LV        29           17             52               1
11/2/02  LV        30           15             54               1
10/27/02 LV        33           18             49               1

Compare to: Is one of the reasons you support this candidate to express support for Bill Clinton, to express opposition to Clinton, or would you say that Clinton is not a factor?

                Support    Opposition    Not a factor    No opinion
11/1/98            13            9             77               1
11/1/98  LV        10           13             77               *
10/25/98           14           10             72               4
10/25/98 LV        15           15             70               1
10/18/98           13            9             75               3
10/18/98 LV        12           12             76               1
9/28/98            14           13             71               2
9/28/98  LV        14           18             67               1

Compare to: Is one of the reasons for your choice of candidates for the U.S. House to show support for Bill Clinton, to show opposition to Clinton, or is Clinton not a factor in your vote?

             Show support   Show opposition   Clinton not     No
             for Clinton      to Clinton       a factor     opinion
10/31/94 LV       16              18              66           *


26. If control of the Congress switched from the Democrats to the Republicans after November's election, do you think that would be a good thing, a bad thing, or wouldn't it make any difference?



                Good     Bad     No difference     No opinion
3/26/10 All      36       32           30                2
        RV       36       34           29                1

Compare to: If control of the Congress switched from the Republicans to the Democrats after next month's election, do you think that would be a good thing, a bad thing, or wouldn't it make any difference?

                Good     Bad     No difference     No opinion
10/22/06 All     45       21           32                3
         RV      47       23           27                2

Compare to: If control of the Congress switched from the Democrats to the Republicans after next month's election, do you think that would be a good thing, a bad thing, or wouldn't it make any difference?

                Good     Bad     No difference     No opinion
10/31/94 All     32       20           45                2
         LV      36       23           39                2
10/23/94         31       18           49                1


Question 27 held for future release.

28. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of [ITEM]? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

3/26/10 - Summary Table
                          ------- Favorable -------   ------ Unfavorable ------    No   
                          NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly    op.

a. The Democratic Party   50       25         24      45       14         31        5
b. The Republican Party   40       17         23      55       24         30        5
c. Sarah Palin            37       17         20      55       14         41        7

Trend:

a. The Democratic Party

              ------- Favorable -------   ------ Unfavorable ------     No   
              NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10       50       25         24      45       14         31         5
2/8/10        50       24         26      46       17         28         4
6/21/09       53                          40                             6
8/22/08  RV   58                          36                             5
11/1/07       51                          45                             5
3/5/06        55                          41                             4
6/5/05        51                          47                             2
12/15/02      56                          37                             6
1/27/02       56                          36                             8
7/30/01       60                          36                             4
12/15/00      64                          25                            11
1/16/00       56                          35                             9
1/10/00*      61                          33                             6
1/10/00  LV   58                          37                             5
11/21/99      51                          41                             8
5/2/99        53                          37                            10
2/21/99       55                          37                             8
2/13/99       56                          38                             6
2/8/99        57                          37                             6
1/10/99       57                          35                             8
12/20/98      57                          30                            13
12/16/98      58                          32                            10
10/29/97      54                          39                             7
9/1/96   RV   60                          36                             4
8/18/96  RV   55                          41                             4
8/7/96   RV   57                          38                             5
4/10/96       55                          38                             7
4/19/95       51                          43                             6
7/8/92   RV   54                          38                             8
6/6/91**      52                          34                            14
4/2/90        54                          35                            11
1/15/90       58                          32                            10
11/16/88      54                          36                            10
11/4/84       47                          42                            11
10/4/84  RV   50                          39                            11
*1/10/00 to 7/8/92: Gallup
**6/6/91 and previous: CBS News/New York Times 

b. The Republican Party

              ------- Favorable -------   ------ Unfavorable ------     No   
              NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10       40       17         23      55       24         30         5
2/8/10        44       19         25      52       23         29         4
6/21/09       36                          56                             8
8/22/08  RV   47                          49                             4
11/1/07       39                          56                             5
3/5/06        51                          46                             3 
6/5/05        49                          49                             2
12/15/02      56                          38                             5
1/27/02       63                          30                             7
7/30/01       51                          46                             3
12/15/00      54                          35                            11
1/16/00       53                          37                            10
1/10/00*      53                          41                             6
1/10/00  LV   56                          39                             5
11/21/99      50                          44                             6
5/2/99        47                          44                             9
2/21/99       45                          46                             9
2/13/99       40                          54                             5
2/8/99        45                          47                             8
1/10/99       40                          52                             8
12/20/98      31                          57                            12
12/16/98      43                          47                            10
10/29/97      50                          42                             8
9/1/96   RV   50                          45                             5
8/18/96  RV   55                          41                             4
8/7/96   RV   51                          44                             5
4/10/96       52                          41                             7
4/19/95       52                          42                             6
7/8/92   RV   53                          39                             8
6/6/91**      62                          28                            10
4/2/90        58                          34                             8
1/15/90       63                          28                             9 
11/16/88      57                          34                             9
11/4/84       58                          33                             9
10/4/84       53                          36                            11
*1/10/00 to 7/8/92: Gallup
**6/6/91 and previous: CBS News/New York Times

c. Sarah Palin

              ------- Favorable -------   ------ Unfavorable ------     No   
              NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10       37       17         20      55       14         41         7
2/8/10        37       18         20      55       16         38         8
11/15/09      43       20         23      52       18         34         5
7/18/09       40       20         20      53       19         34         7
10/23/08 LV   46       28         18      51       11         40         3 
9/29/08  RV   51       29         23      40       11         29         9
9/22/08  RV   52       31         21      38       10         27        11
9/7/08   RV   58       35         23      28       11         17        15 
9/4/08*  RV   52       34         18      37       14         23        11
* "the Republican nominee for vice president"


29. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of the political movement known as the Tea Party? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?


         ------- Favorable -------   ------ Unfavorable ------     No
         NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10  41       21         21      39       16         23        20
2/8/10   35       20         15      40       20         20        25



30. Given what you know about the Tea Party's positions on the issues, would you say that overall you (agree with them strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly)?

          --------- Agree ---------   ------- Disagree --------     No
          NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
3/26/10   46       18         28      40       21         19        14
2/8/10    45       14         31      36       22         14        19


31. Do you think the tea party movement is having too (much) influence, too (little) influence or about the right amount of influence over the Republican Party?

          Too much   Too little   Right amount   No opinion
3/26/10      23          24            38             15

Questions 32-34 held for future release.

35. On another subject, do you think abortion should be legal in all cases, legal in most cases, illegal in most cases or illegal in all cases?


                          ------ Legal ------   ----- Illegal -----                      
                              All    Most          Most     All      No                 
                       NET   cases   cases   NET   cases   cases   opinion  
3/26/10                53     17      35     45     27      18        2
11/23/09               54     19      35     43     28      16        2
6/21/09                55     20      35     43     26      17        2
9/7/08   RV            57     19      38     39     24      15        4
8/22/08                54     22      32     44     26      18        3
6/15/08                53     18      35     44     28      16        3
1/12/08                57     21      36     40     25      15        3
12/9/07                53     18      35     44     27      17        3
11/1/07                55     19      36     43     27      16        2
7/21/07                56     23      34     41     28      14        2
2/25/07                56     16      39     42     31      12        2
12/18/05               56     17      40     41     27      13        3
4/24/05                56     20      36     42     27      14        3
12/19/04               55     21      34     42     25      17        3
5/23/04                54     23      31     44     23      20        2
1/20/03                57     23      34     42     25      17        2
8/12/01                49     22      27     48     28      20        3
6/24/01                52     22      31     43     23      20        4
1/15/01                59     21      38     39     25      14        1
9/6/00   RV            55     20      35     42     25      16        3
7/23/00                53     20      33     43     26      17        4
9/2/99                 56     20      37     42     26      15        2
3/14/99                55     21      34     42     27      15        3
7/12/98                54     19      35     42     29      13        4
8/5/96                 56     22      34     41     27      14        3
6/30/96                58     24      34     40     25      14        2
10/1/95                60     26      35     37     25      12        3
9/21/95                60     24      36     36     25      11        4
7/17/95                59     27      32     40     26      14        1


901. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as (a Democrat), (a Republican), an independent or what? IF NOT DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN: Do you lean more towards the (Democratic Party) or (Republican Party)?


                                                             --Non-Partisans-
                                                             Lean  Lean   No
           Democrat  Republican  Independent  Other  No op.  Dem.  Rep.  Lean
3/26/10       34         24           38        3      1      17    17     7
2/8/10        32         26           39        3      *      17    19     6
1/15/10       32         23           38        7      *      17    20     9
12/13/09      32         26           37        5      1      13    18    11
11/15/09      35         21           39        4      1      19    17     8
10/18/09      33         20           42        4      1      20    19     8
9/12/09       32         21           43        4      *      19    20     9
8/17/09       35         25           34        6      1      15    14    11
7/18/09       33         22           41        4      *      20    16     9
6/21/09       35         22           37        7      *      17    16    10
4/24/09       35         21           38        5      *      18    16    10
3/29/09       36         25           33        5      1      15    16     8
2/22/09       36         24           34        5      1      18    13     9
1/16/09       35         23           36        5      1      20    12    11
12/14/08      37         24           35        4      1      16    13    10
11/3/08       35         26           30        6      2      13    10    15
10/11/08      36         26           31        4      2      15    12    10
9/29/08       34         26           31        8      2      17    12    12
9/22/08       36         26           31        5      2      18     9    11
9/7/08        35         26           33        5      2      15    14    11
8/22/08       36         23           34        6      1      16    14    10
7/13/08       37         24           33        6      1      16    14    10
6/15/08       38         24           34        4      1      16    14     8
5/11/08       34         28           34        4      1      19    11     8
4/13/08       35         29           30        5      1      15    13     8
3/2/08        40         28           28        3      1      15     8     9
2/1/08        37         26           32        4      1      16    11    10
1/12/08       39         27           29        5      1      13     9    12


908a. Would you say your views on most political matters are liberal, moderate, or conservative?


                                                     Don't think in      No
            Liberal    Moderate    Conservative    those terms (vol.)    op.
3/26/10        24         32            42                  1             2
2/8/10         24         36            37                  2             1
1/15/10        25         34            38                  1             1
12/13/09       23         35            41                  1             1
11/15/09       19         41            38                  1             1
10/18/09       23         36            38                  2             1
9/12/09        24         39            36                  *             1
8/17/09        20         40            37                  2             1
7/18/09        20         39            38                  2             1
6/21/09        22         40            36                  1             *
4/24/09        23         39            35                  2             2
3/29/09        20         38            38                  2             2
2/22/09        23         38            37                  1             1
1/16/09        24         42            32                  *             1
12/14/08       22         37            37                  1             2
10/11/08 RV    22         44            34                  *             1
9/29/08 RV     19         44            34                  1             1
9/22/08 RV     23         41            32                  2             1
9/7/08  RV     22         39            36                  1             2
8/22/08        22         41            33                  2             2
7/13/08        19         43            35                  2             1
6/15/08        21         43            33                  1             2
5/11/08        24         39            34                  2             1
4/13/08        24         38            35                  1             2
3/2/08         19         48            30                  2             2
2/1/08         25         38            34                  2             1
1/12/08        24         36            36                  2             1
12/9/07        24         38            36                  1             1
11/1/07        24         41            32                  1             1
9/30/07        24         45            30                  1             1
9/7/07         20         39            39                  1             2
7/21/07        25         39            32                  3             1
6/1/07         24         36            37                  2             1
4/15/07        24         42            32                  1             1
2/25/07        23         40            35                  1             1
1/19/07        23         41            33                  1             1
12/11/06       23         42            33                  2             1
11/4/06        19         42            36                  2             1
10/22/06       22         42            32                  2             2
10/8/06        21         43            33                  1             1
9/7/06         24         39            33                  2             2
8/6/06         18         42            38                  1             1
6/25/06        21         41            35                  1             1
5/15/06        19         48            31                  1             1
5/11/06        18         49            33                  *             *
4/9/06         21         41            35                  2             1
3/5/06         22         42            33                  2             1
1/26/06        21         40            37                  1             1
1/8/06         20         40            37                  2             1
12/18/05       22         42            34                  1             1
11/2/05        23         44            32                  1             *
9/11/05        22         44            31                  2             2
8/28/05        20         44            34                  2             1
6/26/05        21         44            33                  1             1
6/5/05         23         40            35                  1             *
4/24/05        20         47            30                  1             1


INCOME. Which of the following CATEGORIES best describes your total annual household income before taxes, from all sources?

            -------Less than $50k-------   --------More than $50k--------
            NET   <20k   20-35k   35-50k   NET   50-75k   75-100k   100k+
3/26/10     50     16      18       15     47      18        13       16
2/8/10      49     20      16       14     49      18        13       18
1/15/10     49     17      14       18     48      17        13       18
12/13/09    54     19      18       17     42      15        12       15
11/15/09    53     20      18       15     45      16        13       16
10/18/09    53     17      19       17     44      18        12       15
9/12/09     50     17      17       15     48      17        13       18
8/17/09     46     15      16       14     52      19        15       18
7/18/09     49     18      17       14     48      19        12       19
6/21/09     51     18      16       17     47      17        12       18
4/24/09     50     16      16       18     48      17        12       19
3/29/09     49     15      16       17     48      18        13       17
2/22/09     48     16      16       17     50      19        13       19
1/16/09     52     17      18       17     48      16        13       19
12/14/08    44     14      15       15     54      18        15       21
10/11/08 RV 41     12      14       16     56      20        15       22
9/29/08  RV 42     10      14       17     56      18        16       22
9/22/08  RV 40     12      14       14     57      21        14       22
9/22/08     46     16      16       14     50      18        12       20
9/7/08   RV 44     13      14       17     56      17        15       24
8/22/08  RV 39     10      11       18     59      19        16       24
8/22/08     43     15      12       17     53      18        15       21
7/13/08  RV 43     14      14       15     54      16        14       24
7/13/08     48     18      15       15     50      16        12       21
6/15/08     47     18      15       15     51      18        15       18
5/11/08     47     15      16       17     50      18        13       19
4/13/08     47     17      13       17     51      18        14       18
3/2/08      44     14      13       17     52      17        13       22
2/1/08      48     17      16       15     48      18        12       18
1/12/08     46     12      18       16     51      19        13       19
12/9/07     49     14      17       18     48      15        15       18
11/1/07     48     14      16       17     49      16        13       21
9/30/07     53     17      16       20     44      18        12       14
9/7/07      43     10      17       16     54      19        15       20
7/21/07     46     16      14       16     51      18        13       19
6/1/07      49     15      18       16     49      18        13       18
4/15/07     46     15      16       15     51      20        13       18
2/25/07     46     10      16       20     51      20        14       17
1/19/07     49     16      17       15     49      16        13       20
12/11/06    46     11      16       19     51      18        16       17
10/22/06    52     16      20       17     45      16        11       17
10/8/06     46     13      16       17     51      22        13       16
9/7/06      51     16      18       17     47      17        15       15
8/6/06      49     14      16       18     48      20        12       16
6/25/06     50     16      16       19     47      19        11       17
5/15/06     52     14      18       21     46      16        13       17
5/11/06     46      9      18       18     53      18        15       20
4/9/06      53     16      20       17     47      19        12       16
3/5/06      50     16      18       16     48      20        12       16
1/26/06     52     20      15       17     46      18        12       16
12/18/05    54     17      19       18     44      18        12       15
11/2/05     52     14      18       20     46      19        13       14
9/11/05     55     18      20       17     42      18        11       14
8/28/05     52     18      15       19     46      18        11       16
6/26/05     49     14      17       18     49      19        14       16
6/5/05      55     15      20       20     43      17        13       14
4/24/05     55     15      21       19     45      18        12       15


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