Distress levels changed little overall from March to April, but this concealed considerable change at the individual level over this period.
The outbreak has altered life in the U.S. in many ways, but in key respects it has affected black and Hispanic Americans more than others.
Sizable shares say men have more opportunities for high-paying jobs and that men should have preferential treatment when jobs are scarce.
Most Americans say economic problems resulting from the coronavirus outbreak will last for at least six months.
Only 23% say they have emergency funds that would last them three months.
Older Americans are more likely than younger adults to feel their health is at risk, while younger people are focused on economic threats.
Nearly one-in-five U.S. adults say they have had a physical reaction at least some or a little of the time when thinking about the outbreak.
A majority of U.S. households have some level of investment in the stock market, mostly in the form of retirement accounts such as 401(k)s.
About six-in-ten U.S. adults say there’s too much economic inequality in the country these days, and among that group, most say addressing it requires significant changes to the country’s economic system, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
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