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National polls like the Center’s come within a few percentage points, on average, of benchmarks from high response rate federal surveys.
NPORS is an annual survey of U.S. adults conducted by the Pew Research Center.
In 2020, the U.S. experienced a record number of gun murders, as well as a near-record number of gun suicides.
Pew Research Center makes most of its datasets available for download once reporting has been completed for a given study. Here's how to find and access our data.
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Public polling estimates on COVID-19 vaccination have been within about 2.8 points, on average, of the CDC's calculated rate.
Since the initial disruptions of field operations due to COVID-19, we have been able to conduct 33 surveys in 17 countries and territories.
Here, we address some of the most common questions we receive about the nuts and bolts of taking a U.S.-focused Pew Research Center poll.
One method to improve survey representation of the non-internet and less literate population is to allow people to take surveys offline. In March, we fielded a study to test the feasibility and effect of collecting data through respondent-initiated interactive voice response; here’s what we found.