Coronavirus Seriousness (February 2021)

Coronavirus Seriousness (February 2021)

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A significant crisis53%
A serious problem but not a crisis32%
A minor problem9%
Not a problem at all4%
Don't know/No opinion2%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
A significant crisis85%48%26%
A serious problem but not a crisis11%21%53%
A minor problem2%10%14%
Not a problem at all1%11%6%
Don't know/No opinion1%10%1%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
A significant crisis83%77%89%
A serious problem but not a crisis12%19%7%
A minor problem2%1%3%
Not a problem at all2%0%0%
Don't know/No opinion1%3%0%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
A significant crisis21%33%26%
A serious problem but not a crisis53%55%52%
A minor problem18%9%14%
Not a problem at all8%2%7%
Don't know/No opinion1%2%1%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
A significant crisis82%60%29%
A serious problem but not a crisis15%23%49%
A minor problem1%8%14%
Not a problem at all1%4%7%
Don't know/No opinion1%6%1%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
A significant crisis76%84%86%
A serious problem but not a crisis21%12%12%
A minor problem0%3%1%
Not a problem at all2%0%1%
Don't know/No opinion0%2%0%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
A significant crisis42%23%29%
A serious problem but not a crisis34%58%46%
A minor problem13%16%13%
Not a problem at all9%2%12%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%1%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
A significant crisis48%76%53%
A serious problem but not a crisis35%16%31%
A minor problem11%2%5%
Not a problem at all4%5%5%
Don't know/No opinion1%2%6%

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CategoryMaleFemale
A significant crisis47%58%
A serious problem but not a crisis32%31%
A minor problem11%7%
Not a problem at all6%3%
Don't know/No opinion3%1%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
A significant crisis61%50%47%
A serious problem but not a crisis24%36%34%
A minor problem8%8%11%
Not a problem at all5%4%6%
Don't know/No opinion2%2%2%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
A significant crisis45%55%53%57%
A serious problem but not a crisis36%23%33%34%
A minor problem6%13%9%6%
Not a problem at all6%5%4%3%
Don't know/No opinion7%3%0%0%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
A significant crisis39%55%47%58%54%56%
A serious problem but not a crisis34%29%36%32%31%31%
A minor problem11%8%9%8%10%8%
Not a problem at all12%7%3%2%4%4%
Don't know/No opinion4%2%5%0%1%1%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
A significant crisis49%49%64%60%
A serious problem but not a crisis36%36%22%22%
A minor problem9%11%7%5%
Not a problem at all5%2%6%7%
Don't know/No opinion1%2%1%6%

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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.
A significant crisis46%47%72%47%
A serious problem but not a crisis38%35%20%28%
A minor problem9%12%3%8%
Not a problem at all5%4%4%6%
Don't know/No opinion1%2%1%11%

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