Q3: 3. MOST IMPORTANT PROBLEM TODAY

3. WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PROBLEM FACING THE COUNTRY TODAY?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 ECONOMY 15211.8%
2 UNEMPLOYMENT 22717.6%
3 DEFICIT 544.2%
4 INFLATION 60.5%
5 HIGH TAXES 201.6%
6 RECESSION 10.1%
7 TRADE DEFICIT 131.0%
8 FOREIGN AID 10.1%
9 ATTENTION TO DOMESTIC PROBLEMS 90.7%
10 S&L/BANKING CRISIS 00.0%
11 LOW WAGES 00.0%
12 FOREIGN POLICY 161.2%
13 FARMING 00.0%
14 HOUSING 20.2%
15 DRUGS 544.2%
16 EDUCATION 221.7%
17 HOMELESSNESS 312.4%
18 POVERTY 151.2%
19 HUNGER 60.5%
20 AIDS 191.5%
21 HEALTH CARE 20415.8%
22 ELDERLY 30.2%
23 SOCIAL SECURITY 10.1%
24 ENVIRONMENT 20.2%
25 WELFARE 100.8%
26 ABORTION 70.5%
27 RACIAL DISCRIMINATION 40.3%
28 PARTISAN POLITICS 00.0%
29 OVERPOPULATION 20.2%
30 CRIME/VIOLENCE 19815.4%
31 LAW ENFORCEMENT/POLICE 20.2%
32 POLITICAL CORRUPTION 40.3%
33 ETHICS/MORALITY/RELIGION 292.2%
34 FAMILY BREAKDOWN 151.2%
35 JUSTICE SYSTEM 20.2%
36 WOMEN'S RIGHTS 00.0%
37 ILLEGAL ALIENS 10.1%
38 PLIGHT OF CITIES 10.1%
39 DEFENSE/MLTRY SPNDNG 40.3%
40 AVOID MORE WAR 00.0%
41 WAR/PEACE/NUCLEAR THREAT 110.9%
42 HUMAN RIGHTS 00.0%
43 INFRASTRUCTURE 20.2%
44 ENERGY DEPENDENCE 00.0%
45 CENSORSHIP 00.0%
46 NOT COMPETITIVE IN WORLD 10.1%
47 CHILD ABUSE 20.2%
48 PERSONAL ABUSE 00.0%
49 LACK OF INDUSTRIAL BASE 00.0%
50 LOSS AMERICAN PRIDE 20.2%
Total 1,289 100%

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Based upon 1,289 valid cases out of 1,289 total cases.

Location: 32-33 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 99

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: CBS News Monthly Poll #1, December 1993 .

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