Since 2015, opinions about the federal government’s handling of several major issues have become less positive and much more partisan.
While the future of the Affordable Care Act is in question, the American public increasingly thinks the law has had a positive impact on the country.
While many physicians in the United States report frustrations with their work, the public continues to hold health care providers in high regard.
The most frequently cited reason for not taking family or medical leave when one needs or wants to is concern over loss of wages or salary.
Most Americans say workers should receive paid leave, but the level of support varies across different situations. Experiences with leave vary by income and gender.
Lower-income Republicans are somewhat more likely than higher-income Republicans to support the Affordable Care Act, and many say ensuring health care coverage for all is a government responsibility.
As congressional Republicans weigh options to replace the Affordable Care Act, support for the 2010 health care law has reached its highest level on record.
Still, white evangelical Protestants and religious "nones" are somewhat less likely than members of other religious groups to support a vaccine requirement.
Parents with children ages 4 or younger are more concerned than other Americans about the potential risk of side effects from the MMR vaccine.