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Q1: 1. MOST IMP PROBLEM FACING COUNTRY

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

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 UNEMPLOYMENT 17615.4%
2 FEDERAL BUDGET DEFICIT 756.6%
3 OTHER ECONOMIC REASON 12711.1%
4 TAXES 151.3%
5 INFLATION 181.6%
6 HIGH INTEREST RATES 00.0%
7 CRIME 524.5%
8 MORAL DECLINE 494.3%
9 DRUGS 907.9%
10 RACE RELATIONS/CIVIL RIGHTS 887.7%
11 QUALITY OF EDUCATION 332.9%
12 HEALTH CARE/HEALTH CARE SYSTEM 343.0%
14 NUCLEAR THREAT/THREAT OF WAR 10.1%
15 INTERNATNAL PROBLEMS/FOREIGN POLICY 50.4%
16 COMMUNISM/SOVIET UNION 10.1%
17 IRAQ SITUATN/MIDDLE EAST SITUATN 00.0%
18 BUSH 151.3%
19 TERRORISM 00.0%
20 POVERTY/HUNGER/HOMELESS 726.3%
21 DISSATISFACTION WITH GOVERNMENT 484.2%
22 ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION 00.0%
23 ENVIRONMENT/POLLUTION 141.2%
24 ENERGY 00.0%
25 TEEN PREGNANCY 20.2%
26 ALCHOHOL 30.3%
27 AIDS 262.3%
28 TRADE DEFICIT 30.3%
29 LEADERSHIP 141.2%
31 OTHER SOCIAL/HEALTH PROBLEM 393.4%
32 OTHER INTERNATIONAL PROBLEM 20.2%
33 ABORTION 111.0%
34 U.S. SENATE/HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 50.4%
88 - 171.5%
97 OTHER (SPECIFY FIRST NIGHT ONLY) 1099.5%
98 DON'T KNOW/NO OPINION 00.0%
99 NA/REFUSED 00.0%
Total 1,144 100%

Based upon 1,144 valid cases out of 1,144 total cases.

Location: 6-7 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 99

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Race Relations Poll, May 1992.

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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.