Washington Post-Pew Research Center poll: Sexual assault in the military

In this poll:

Americans are split over whether Congress or the military should address the problem of sexual assault in the military. Click "detailed view" to see interactive results by political and demographic groups (i.e. Democrats, ages 18-39).

Poll Questions

Q: From what you’ve seen and heard, do you think the issue of sexual assault in the military is an extremely important issue, very important, somewhat important, or not too important?

Q: Do you think sexual assault is (more of a problem inside the military), (more of a problem outside the military) or is it about the same?

Q: What'’s the better way to reduce the problem of sexual assault in the military: for military leaders to address the problem internally, or for Congress to make changes to military laws?

Q: How much confidence do you have that military leaders will make the right decisions in addressing the problem of sexual assault in the military?

Q: How much confidence do you have that Congress will make the right decisions in addressing the problem of sexual assault in the military?

Q: If you or your friend had a daughter who was thinking of joining the military, would the allegations of sexual misconduct be sufficient reason to tell her to stay out of the military, or not?

No opinion

Q: Do you think reports of sexual assaults committed by military personnel represent individual acts of misconduct, or do they represent underlying problems with military culture?

No opinion