Personal Concerns (April 2020)

Personal Concerns (April 2020)

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You/someone you know getting the coronavirus33%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds26%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety25%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills20%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment18%
Losing your job17%
Interruption of education for you/family member16%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford7%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus47%33%22%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds27%29%25%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety35%26%16%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills25%19%16%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment22%24%13%
Losing your job19%23%15%
Interruption of education for you/family member19%16%13%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford7%12%5%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus44%44%51%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds26%29%27%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety31%34%37%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills22%27%25%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment18%24%22%
Losing your job15%23%19%
Interruption of education for you/family member19%26%17%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford5%10%8%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus21%23%23%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds26%24%24%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety13%19%17%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills16%18%15%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment13%13%13%
Losing your job17%15%14%
Interruption of education for you/family member8%9%18%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford7%3%5%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus45%38%23%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds28%29%23%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety31%33%17%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills20%29%14%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment18%25%14%
Losing your job20%21%13%
Interruption of education for you/family member15%22%14%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford7%7%7%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus41%49%43%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds27%27%29%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety29%28%36%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills13%18%29%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment11%16%25%
Losing your job17%17%27%
Interruption of education for you/family member18%11%19%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford4%5%13%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus23%24%23%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds20%24%23%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety18%21%14%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills12%16%14%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment13%13%15%
Losing your job15%12%14%
Interruption of education for you/family member11%11%17%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford8%5%7%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus30%37%42%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds24%24%35%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety21%31%33%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills15%28%29%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment13%31%23%
Losing your job14%19%25%
Interruption of education for you/family member13%20%25%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford5%12%9%

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CategoryMaleFemale
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus29%37%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds24%28%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety21%29%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills17%23%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment14%21%
Losing your job15%19%
Interruption of education for you/family member14%19%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford7%7%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus41%32%27%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds32%25%19%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety28%25%20%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills25%16%20%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment24%15%16%
Losing your job24%15%11%
Interruption of education for you/family member21%15%13%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford10%5%6%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus34%35%33%32%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds19%24%30%27%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety24%29%24%24%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills28%23%20%10%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment23%21%19%9%
Losing your job24%22%17%6%
Interruption of education for you/family member17%23%15%10%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford11%14%4%2%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus46%37%31%31%29%37%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds34%27%31%30%22%20%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety24%32%24%27%20%21%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills36%26%21%26%12%12%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment31%24%19%20%12%12%
Losing your job27%20%16%22%14%14%
Interruption of education for you/family member34%16%16%21%15%12%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford0%10%7%6%6%7%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus32%35%37%33%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds27%25%23%28%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety26%28%21%20%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills21%21%16%18%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment19%18%18%16%
Losing your job17%19%18%16%
Interruption of education for you/family member19%16%11%14%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford11%4%2%5%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
You/someone you know getting the coronavirus34%29%39%34%
Loss of your savings or retirement funds27%24%28%27%
Your own, or someone you know's, physical safety30%22%24%26%
Being able to pay your utility and other bills22%20%18%14%
Being able to pay your rent or house payment18%18%19%15%
Losing your job16%18%18%18%
Interruption of education for you/family member23%13%12%20%
Finding or maintaining childcare you can afford13%3%5%9%

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