Most Important Problem Facing the Country Today (February 2017)

Most Important Problem Facing the Country Today (February 2017)

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Political corruption/leadership14%
Immigration12%
National security/terrorism9%
Health care8%
Moral decline7%
The economy7%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Political corruption/leadership23%15%5%
Immigration5%9%19%
National security/terrorism4%8%14%
Health care11%4%5%
Moral decline4%4%10%
The economy5%7%8%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Political corruption/leadership4%7%5%
Immigration15%23%19%
National security/terrorism12%9%18%
Health care1%10%4%
Moral decline9%8%12%
The economy7%10%7%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Political corruption/leadership31%13%25%
Immigration7%4%4%
National security/terrorism0%7%4%
Health care8%6%16%
Moral decline2%5%5%
The economy10%8%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Political corruption/leadership27%16%7%
Immigration7%11%16%
National security/terrorism1%8%15%
Health care7%10%5%
Moral decline1%3%13%
The economy2%8%7%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Political corruption/leadership11%8%4%
Immigration7%15%21%
National security/terrorism14%19%12%
Health care4%3%9%
Moral decline10%8%19%
The economy8%9%4%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Political corruption/leadership27%21%34%
Immigration4%11%3%
National security/terrorism1%2%1%
Health care8%6%6%
Moral decline1%1%1%
The economy5%2%1%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Political corruption/leadership25%5%5%
Immigration3%23%15%
National security/terrorism4%14%12%
Health care11%8%2%
Moral decline4%8%10%
The economy3%8%7%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Political corruption/leadership15%12%13%
Immigration13%2%16%
National security/terrorism12%3%9%
Health care6%14%8%
Moral decline8%8%4%
The economy5%10%6%

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categoryMaleFemale
Political corruption/leadership14%14%
Immigration13%11%
National security/terrorism8%11%
Health care7%8%
Moral decline5%8%
The economy7%6%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Political corruption/leadership13%15%13%
Immigration8%13%14%
National security/terrorism5%12%11%
Health care13%5%6%
Moral decline6%6%7%
The economy6%7%5%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Political corruption/leadership15%15%13%14%
Immigration14%7%12%16%
National security/terrorism4%9%9%15%
Health care12%7%6%7%
Moral decline4%6%8%7%
The economy4%8%8%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Political corruption/leadership0%11%18%12%15%19%
Immigration7%16%12%10%8%11%
National security/terrorism6%10%9%7%13%7%
Health care11%8%6%15%6%5%
Moral decline7%5%10%7%5%8%
The economy0%7%6%8%7%6%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Political corruption/leadership10%10%18%27%
Immigration13%14%8%7%
National security/terrorism12%10%9%4%
Health care8%8%8%5%
Moral decline11%4%1%2%
The economy5%9%11%2%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Political corruption/leadership7%14%25%
Immigration14%13%6%
National security/terrorism14%10%3%
Health care9%5%9%
Moral decline11%7%2%
The economy6%8%3%

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