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CNN Poll: Most Democrats favor a bigger bill on social safety net and climate

The CNN Poll was conducted by SSRS October 7 through 11 among a random national sample of 1,000 adults interviewed online after being recruited using probability-based methods.

Overall, 41% of Americans say they would rather see Congress pass an economic bill that enacts all of the proposed social safety net and climate change policies over one that enacts fewer of those policies and costs less.


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Explaining Vaccine Hesitancy

The MOSAIC recruitment survey was conducted via the SSRS Opinion Panel and invited U.S. adults aged 18 and older who use the internet to participate.

In this data brief, we describe results from a nationally representative survey where we explicitly asked Americans why they had not gotten the vaccine and examined their answers.  We also compare the results to findings from another recent survey in an effort to understand whether the same story emerges across multiple methods.

MOSAIC BRIEF Sept. 2021

Differential Economic Pain Due to the COVID Pandemic

The MOSAIC recruitment survey was conducted via the SSRS Opinion Panel and invited U.S. adults aged 18 and older who use the internet to participate.

The onset of COVID created economic havoc around the world. The need to isolate and not congregate forced many businesses to close, creating substantial unemployment in the United States.  At the individual level, losing a job and being out of work meant lost wages, difficulty in maintaining housing, and rising bills, according to the latest survey conducted and analyzed by the MOSAIC research collaborative, consisting of members at the University of Michigan, Georgetown University, and SSRS.


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What challenges are parents facing with distance learning?

The MOSAIC recruitment survey was conducted via the SSRS Opinion Panel and invited U.S. adults aged 18 and older who use the internet to participate.

All respondents living with one or more children in K-12 who had some remote education in the spring were asked about the challenges they faced with distance learning. Using results from the survey, the research team released a data brief highlighting the frustrations caretakers had with virtual schooling in the 2020-2021 school year. Some of the most common frustrations included student attention problems, low social interaction, and low teacher interaction.


KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: Parents and the Pandemic

KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: Parents and the Pandemic

Interviews were conducted using the SSRS Opinion Panel.

The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor is an ongoing research project tracking the public’s attitudes and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations. Using a combination of surveys and qualitative research, this project tracks the dynamic nature of public opinion as vaccine development and distribution unfold, including vaccine confidence and acceptance, information needs, trusted messengers and messages, as well as the public’s experiences with vaccination.


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New National Marquette Law School Poll Finds Public Approval of the Supreme Court to be High, Partisanship to Shape Views of Justices and Decisions

A Marquette University Law School poll of adults nationwide finds 60% saying they approve of the way the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, while 39% disapprove and 1% do not offer an opinion. By comparison, in the same national poll, 58% approve of the way President Joe Biden is handling his job as president, while 42% disapprove. The U.S. Congress fares worst of the three branches, as 33% among the public approve and 66% disapprove of how Congress is performing its duties.

Interviews were conducted using the SSRS Opinion Panel.


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Abortion Knowledge and Attitudes: KFF Polling and Policy Insights

KFF has a long history of providing insights into national and state-level reproductive health care policy including a series of public opinion polls examining the experiences and attitudes of the general public and the group most likely to be impacted by such policies – women between the ages of 18 and 49. In recent years, many states have passed laws restricting access to abortion and the Trump administration has made a number of changes to federal reproductive health policy, including major changes to the federal Title X family planning program. This polling and policy analysis includes new polling data on federal and state reproductive health policy in the U.S. as well as knowledge of abortion and its safety.

The sample was recruited using the SSRS Opinion Panel.


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CNN Poll: Majority says Trump not exonerated of collusion after Barr's summary

Though President Donald Trump has claimed "complete and total exoneration" based on Attorney General William Barr's summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, the American public disagrees, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.


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Democrats and Republicans Agree: Take Politics out of Health Policymaking

Strong bipartisan support exists for a greater use of “evidence” – defined as information based on reliable data and produced by statistical methods – in development of health policy in the United States. The study is published in Translational Behavioral Medicine from a researcher at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.  The public opinion survey was conducted in 2018 using the SSRS Opinion Panel.


Americas Top Fears 2018

America’s Top Fears 2018

More Americans are afraid than ever, according to the 5th annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears. The 2018 survey revealed that government corruption remains Americans’ primary concern, and the state of the environment, which for the first time represents fully half of Americans’ top 10 fears.


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New America Survey Examines Perceptions of Muslim Americans

The “American View of Muslims Survey” was conducted leading up to the midterm elections in November 2018 – a time period when myths and misinformation about Muslims have figured prominently in some local, state, and federal elections.


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America’s Top Fears 2017

The annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears provides an in-depth examination into the concerns of average Americans, tracking changes and trends over the years. The survey asks about topics ranging from government, health and environmental matters, to disaster preparedness, the paranormal and personal anxieties.