National Economic Conditions (October 2017)

National Economic Conditions (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
A lot better off18%
Somewhat better off25%
About the same33%
Somewhat worse off16%
A lot worse off6%
Don't know3%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
A lot better off3%20%30%
Somewhat better off10%26%39%
About the same44%31%24%
Somewhat worse off30%14%4%
A lot worse off10%5%2%
Don't know2%5%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
A lot better off0%2%4%
Somewhat better off10%11%10%
About the same42%48%43%
Somewhat worse off36%26%29%
A lot worse off9%13%10%
Don't know3%0%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
A lot better off37%19%34%
Somewhat better off43%29%43%
About the same16%41%17%
Somewhat worse off3%6%3%
A lot worse off0%3%2%
Don't know1%2%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
A lot better off3%8%32%
Somewhat better off13%18%37%
About the same39%47%21%
Somewhat worse off31%16%6%
A lot worse off12%7%2%
Don't know3%4%2%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
A lot better off9%0%2%
Somewhat better off11%16%10%
About the same46%42%29%
Somewhat worse off26%31%35%
A lot worse off5%9%21%
Don't know3%2%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
A lot better off14%33%41%
Somewhat better off39%34%38%
About the same29%22%16%
Somewhat worse off14%6%3%
A lot worse off3%2%1%
Don't know1%3%1%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
A lot better off3%27%44%
Somewhat better off11%36%36%
About the same45%28%12%
Somewhat worse off29%5%5%
A lot worse off10%2%2%
Don't know2%1%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
A lot better off22%9%9%
Somewhat better off31%8%22%
About the same27%47%41%
Somewhat worse off14%24%18%
A lot worse off4%9%10%
Don't know3%3%1%

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categoryMaleFemale
A lot better off22%13%
Somewhat better off29%22%
About the same31%34%
Somewhat worse off11%20%
A lot worse off5%7%
Don't know2%3%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
A lot better off14%16%26%
Somewhat better off18%29%27%
About the same39%30%30%
Somewhat worse off20%17%7%
A lot worse off6%7%4%
Don't know3%1%6%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
A lot better off13%11%16%30%
Somewhat better off20%25%26%27%
About the same34%40%32%25%
Somewhat worse off20%14%17%13%
A lot worse off9%5%7%4%
Don't know3%6%2%0%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
A lot better off16%19%16%20%17%17%
Somewhat better off6%22%25%28%26%33%
About the same48%38%31%26%34%26%
Somewhat worse off18%13%20%16%15%16%
A lot worse off7%6%5%7%7%5%
Don't know4%2%3%2%2%4%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
A lot better off21%21%7%8%
Somewhat better off25%25%31%21%
About the same33%31%35%35%
Somewhat worse off13%14%20%24%
A lot worse off5%7%5%9%
Don't know3%2%2%3%

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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
A lot better off23%18%11%
Somewhat better off23%30%21%
About the same32%32%34%
Somewhat worse off11%16%24%
A lot worse off9%3%7%
Don't know3%1%2%

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