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Q7: INCREASE TAXES

Financial experts say the government now has the largest federal budget deficit in history. Do you think the government should increase taxes to reduce the budget deficit or not?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 YES, INCREASE TAXES 45630.3%
2 NO, DO NOT INCREASE TAXES 1,01567.5%
8 DK/NO OPINION 291.9%
9 NA/REFUSED 40.3%
Total 1,504 100%

Based upon 1,504 valid cases out of 1,504 total cases.

Summary Statistics

Location: 12-12 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.