About nine-in-ten (88%) Americans say, overall, the benefits of childhood vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella outweigh the risks, identical to the share who said this before the coronavirus outbreak. U.S. adults are less confident in COVID-19 vaccines: Fewer than half rate them as having high health benefits and a low risk of side effects.
Most parents pass along religious and political affiliations, and they do so at similarly high rates, according to a new analysis of several surveys.
For Mother’s Day, here’s a snapshot of what motherhood looks like in the U.S. today, drawn from government data and Pew Research Center surveys.
Young adults in the U.S. are less likely than those in most of Europe to live in their parents’ home
One-in-three U.S. adults ages 18 to 34 live in their parents’ home, according to U.S. Census Bureau data from 2021.
Among married couples in the United States, women’s financial contributions have grown steadily over the last half century. Even when earnings are similar, husbands spend more time on paid work and leisure, while wives devote more time to caregiving and housework.
Parents’ worries about their children are often linked to how they assess the quality of their neighborhoods
14% of parents say their neighborhood is only a fair or poor place to raise kids; these parents also have greater worry for their kids' well-being.
Here’s a look at what surveys by Pew Research Center and other organizations have found about Americans’ mental health during the pandemic.
36% of Americans who are divorced, separated or widowed say they have ever used a dating site or app; 16% of married adults say the same.
The percentage of single Americans who are looking for a relationship or casual dates is lower than in 2019, especially among men.
70% of White evangelical parents say it’s very important that their kids have similar religious beliefs to theirs
About a third of U.S. parents with children under 18 say it’s extremely or very important to them that their kids share their religious beliefs.