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Q9: 9. GOV ASSIST PROGRAMS HELP/HURT POOR?

9. IN THE 1960S AND 1970S, THE GOVERNMENT BEGAN A NUMBER OF ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FOR POOR PEOPLE. GENERALLY SPEAKING, DO YOU THINK THOSE PROGRAMS HELPED POOR PEOPLE, HURT POOR PEOPLE, OR DIDN'T MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE ONE WAY OR ANOTHER?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 HELPED 35631.1%
2 HURT 26723.3%
3 NO DIFFERENCE 40235.1%
4 IT DEPENDS 474.1%
8 DK/NO OPINION 716.2%
9 NA/REFUSED 10.1%
Total 1,144 100%

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

Location: 21-21 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 9

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.