Most Important Problem Facing the Country Today (February 2010)

Most Important Problem Facing the Country Today (February 2010)

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categorycolumn-1
The economy30%
Unemployment/jobs18%
Federal spending/national debt16%
Health care10%
Political corruption/leadership9%
National security/terrorism5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The economy36%27%25%
Unemployment/jobs24%22%11%
Federal spending/national debt5%16%26%
Health care18%9%2%
Political corruption/leadership4%8%15%
National security/terrorism2%4%9%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The economy20%31%23%
Unemployment/jobs16%19%6%
Federal spending/national debt34%17%29%
Health care0%4%2%
Political corruption/leadership15%12%17%
National security/terrorism4%4%13%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The economy24%44%35%
Unemployment/jobs17%17%28%
Federal spending/national debt14%7%2%
Health care19%11%20%
Political corruption/leadership16%4%1%
National security/terrorism0%1%3%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The economy38%30%26%
Unemployment/jobs24%26%12%
Federal spending/national debt5%5%26%
Health care18%16%3%
Political corruption/leadership3%6%14%
National security/terrorism0%4%7%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The economy27%29%17%
Unemployment/jobs16%9%12%
Federal spending/national debt20%28%30%
Health care7%0%2%
Political corruption/leadership8%16%18%
National security/terrorism3%9%9%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The economy43%29%45%
Unemployment/jobs23%23%28%
Federal spending/national debt9%1%0%
Health care11%24%22%
Political corruption/leadership2%5%0%
National security/terrorism0%0%2%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
The economy36%27%26%
Unemployment/jobs26%8%15%
Federal spending/national debt3%27%26%
Health care19%3%3%
Political corruption/leadership2%16%19%
National security/terrorism2%6%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The economy24%30%45%
Unemployment/jobs17%26%16%
Federal spending/national debt20%2%13%
Health care8%17%8%
Political corruption/leadership12%4%4%
National security/terrorism5%6%3%

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categoryMaleFemale
The economy26%33%
Unemployment/jobs18%18%
Federal spending/national debt20%12%
Health care8%11%
Political corruption/leadership11%8%
National security/terrorism3%7%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The economy31%30%27%
Unemployment/jobs22%17%13%
Federal spending/national debt10%19%16%
Health care11%8%11%
Political corruption/leadership6%9%16%
National security/terrorism5%6%3%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The economy47%32%27%23%28%38%
Unemployment/jobs16%16%22%19%16%19%
Federal spending/national debt0%14%15%23%19%16%
Health care24%10%9%12%9%9%
Political corruption/leadership0%11%8%13%9%10%
National security/terrorism13%5%5%4%7%0%

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