Trust to give accurate information about the coronavirus (April 2020)

Trust to give accurate information about the coronavirus (April 2020)

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Medical and health professionals87%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)70%
Your friends and family63%
Greg Abbott58%
Your local elected officials55%
Donald Trump44%
Your employer41%
Religious leaders and clergy40%
The news media34%
Social media and online sources17%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Medical and health professionals93%66%87%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)84%52%63%
Your friends and family62%48%69%
Greg Abbott32%35%85%
Your local elected officials58%38%57%
Donald Trump5%29%82%
Your employer40%25%45%
Religious leaders and clergy28%16%56%
The news media61%20%15%
Social media and online sources22%12%13%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Medical and health professionals96%87%93%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)86%85%82%
Your friends and family50%58%69%
Greg Abbott21%42%33%
Your local elected officials53%58%61%
Donald Trump3%13%3%
Your employer39%40%40%
Religious leaders and clergy10%44%29%
The news media56%54%66%
Social media and online sources16%28%23%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Medical and health professionals88%91%85%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)58%74%62%
Your friends and family61%56%78%
Greg Abbott81%80%90%
Your local elected officials48%61%62%
Donald Trump75%74%89%
Your employer36%53%48%
Religious leaders and clergy47%48%63%
The news media13%30%11%
Social media and online sources8%22%12%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Medical and health professionals92%81%86%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)81%74%61%
Your friends and family59%60%68%
Greg Abbott24%48%84%
Your local elected officials56%53%56%
Donald Trump4%29%78%
Your employer43%33%43%
Religious leaders and clergy16%40%55%
The news media63%40%13%
Social media and online sources23%16%12%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Medical and health professionals91%94%91%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)85%81%78%
Your friends and family52%60%63%
Greg Abbott29%22%22%
Your local elected officials54%56%59%
Donald Trump6%2%6%
Your employer43%45%41%
Religious leaders and clergy15%18%15%
The news media66%61%61%
Social media and online sources25%17%29%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Medical and health professionals86%88%85%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)74%63%54%
Your friends and family62%68%70%
Greg Abbott76%86%87%
Your local elected officials52%58%56%
Donald Trump59%81%83%
Your employer33%47%45%
Religious leaders and clergy33%57%63%
The news media17%14%11%
Social media and online sources10%14%12%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Medical and health professionals89%85%82%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)69%79%69%
Your friends and family68%55%59%
Greg Abbott63%47%52%
Your local elected officials56%59%54%
Donald Trump55%16%32%
Your employer45%39%32%
Religious leaders and clergy39%41%42%
The news media31%45%37%
Social media and online sources13%21%23%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Medical and health professionals86%87%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)69%72%
Your friends and family61%65%
Greg Abbott58%58%
Your local elected officials54%57%
Donald Trump47%42%
Your employer46%36%
Religious leaders and clergy39%41%
The news media33%35%
Social media and online sources15%18%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Medical and health professionals84%90%83%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)72%73%62%
Your friends and family61%64%66%
Greg Abbott51%57%70%
Your local elected officials61%52%56%
Donald Trump34%44%59%
Your employer46%38%39%
Religious leaders and clergy40%37%47%
The news media44%33%22%
Social media and online sources23%16%8%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Medical and health professionals87%78%89%93%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)78%66%71%67%
Your friends and family55%59%63%75%
Greg Abbott45%48%63%70%
Your local elected officials50%54%57%60%
Donald Trump28%34%53%53%
Your employer39%48%45%27%
Religious leaders and clergy29%37%44%46%
The news media29%39%36%32%
Social media and online sources24%23%11%11%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Medical and health professionals84%84%84%87%89%91%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)72%71%61%71%73%77%
Your friends and family73%64%59%64%64%63%
Greg Abbott58%64%56%59%55%52%
Your local elected officials46%56%52%48%61%58%
Donald Trump43%44%44%49%45%41%
Your employer17%31%35%43%49%56%
Religious leaders and clergy34%47%38%43%37%34%
The news media40%34%31%24%37%45%
Social media and online sources7%21%14%13%17%15%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Medical and health professionals87%81%91%91%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)69%66%75%77%
Your friends and family69%61%56%56%
Greg Abbott72%57%49%29%
Your local elected officials61%48%59%51%
Donald Trump55%48%26%23%
Your employer39%46%41%37%
Religious leaders and clergy64%37%8%5%
The news media31%31%44%42%
Social media and online sources18%20%10%12%

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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.
Medical and health professionals86%87%91%70%
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)66%71%79%50%
Your friends and family71%63%58%42%
Greg Abbott72%68%29%34%
Your local elected officials60%58%51%30%
Donald Trump55%54%17%34%
Your employer40%45%38%27%
Religious leaders and clergy66%45%5%13%
The news media33%30%46%25%
Social media and online sources21%13%15%17%

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