Seven-in-ten Hispanic Americans say they’ve seen a doctor or other health care provider in the past year, compared with 82% among Americans overall.
Overall, there are about 42.5 million Americans with disabilities, making up 13% of the civilian noninstitutionalized population.
Democrats hold the edge on many issues, but more Americans agree with Republicans on the economy, crime and immigration. Inflation remains the top concern for Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, with 77% saying it is a very big problem. For Democrats and Democratic leaners, gun violence is the top concern, with about 81% saying it is a very big problem.
Around nine-in-ten Americans say marijuana should be legal for medical or recreational use, according to an October 2022 Pew Research Center survey.
A majority of Americans say medication abortion should be legal, but there is a stark divide by age, religion and party affiliation.
Americans now see reducing the budget deficit as a higher priority for the president and Congress to address than in recent years. But strengthening the economy continues to be the public’s top policy priority.
At least four-in-ten U.S. adults have faced high levels of psychological distress during COVID-19 pandemic
58% of those ages 18 to 29 have experienced high levels of psychological distress at least once between March 2020 and September 2022.
How Americans view policy proposals on transgender and gender identity issues, and where such policies exist
On a couple of policies related to transgender people, there is some agreement among Americans, but views of other policies are more divided.
Partisans tend to cite different ideas for what more the government should do for parents and children
Asked what more the government should do to support parents and children, Americans often mention forms of social or direct financial support.
Dealing with coronavirus has declined as a policy priority, especially among Republicans. This marks a shift from last year, when the economy and the coronavirus both topped the public’s policy agenda.