Support or Oppose: Requiring people to wear masks in indoor public places (February 2022)

Support or Oppose: Requiring people to wear masks in indoor public places (February 2022)

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Strongly support45%
Somewhat support17%
Somewhat oppose10%
Strongly oppose25%
Don't know/No opinion4%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support72%41%17%
Somewhat support20%16%16%
Somewhat oppose5%13%15%
Strongly oppose1%25%50%
Don't know/No opinion2%5%3%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support65%59%82%
Somewhat support25%29%13%
Somewhat oppose5%8%3%
Strongly oppose2%1%1%
Don't know/No opinion3%3%1%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support12%23%18%
Somewhat support12%23%14%
Somewhat oppose15%14%15%
Strongly oppose56%38%52%
Don't know/No opinion6%2%1%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support75%51%21%
Somewhat support18%23%14%
Somewhat oppose4%8%14%
Strongly oppose2%10%49%
Don't know/No opinion1%8%2%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support63%71%90%
Somewhat support23%24%6%
Somewhat oppose8%4%2%
Strongly oppose5%1%1%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%1%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support28%17%22%
Somewhat support19%15%8%
Somewhat oppose13%19%9%
Strongly oppose37%46%60%
Don't know/No opinion3%3%1%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support33%74%56%
Somewhat support16%18%20%
Somewhat oppose13%2%7%
Strongly oppose34%4%13%
Don't know/No opinion4%2%4%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support39%50%
Somewhat support19%16%
Somewhat oppose10%9%
Strongly oppose29%21%
Don't know/No opinion3%4%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support55%43%30%
Somewhat support20%15%17%
Somewhat oppose8%10%13%
Strongly oppose13%29%35%
Don't know/No opinion3%3%5%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support47%45%42%46%
Somewhat support28%21%16%8%
Somewhat oppose9%8%10%11%
Strongly oppose12%21%29%32%
Don't know/No opinion3%5%4%2%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support57%47%43%51%41%43%
Somewhat support10%19%19%17%17%13%
Somewhat oppose12%9%9%8%11%11%
Strongly oppose10%22%22%23%30%31%
Don't know/No opinion12%4%7%1%2%1%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support42%41%49%55%
Somewhat support13%22%19%18%
Somewhat oppose8%11%12%7%
Strongly oppose34%22%15%18%
Don't know/No opinion3%4%5%3%

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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.
Strongly support44%38%56%44%
Somewhat support17%17%17%20%
Somewhat oppose7%12%10%2%
Strongly oppose28%29%14%25%
Don't know/No opinion3%4%2%10%

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