Americans’ views on masculinity differ by party, gender and race
About half of Americans say society looks up to men who are masculine, and 60% of these say this is a good thing. Views differ by party, gender and race.
More Americans are using ride-hailing apps
Today, 36% of U.S. adults say they have ever used a ride-hailing service such as Uber or Lyft. Prominent urban-rural gaps in adoption exist.
Americans unhappy with family, social or financial life are more likely to say they feel lonely
While the share of Americans who say they are lonely all or most of the time is small, the share rises significantly for some groups.
Members of both parties find meaning in family but differ when it comes to faith
Partisan differences are modest among Americans who mention family, career, money or friends as aspects that make their lives meaningful.
Americans are divided over whether eating organic foods makes for better health
When it comes to food ingredients, health-oriented eaters have a list they avoid
The United States is a nation divided when it comes to food, and Americans’ food preferences are especially evident in what they don’t eat.
Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction
Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.
Americans are narrowly divided over health effects of genetically modified foods
About half of U.S. adults say genetically modified foods are worse for one’s health than non-GM foods, while 44% think GM foods ingredients are neither better nor worse for one’s health.
Stay-at-home moms and dads account for about one-in-five U.S. parents
More than 11 million U.S. parents – or 18% – were not working outside the home in 2016. The stay-at-home share of U.S. parents in 2016 was almost identical to what it was in 1989, but there has been a modest increase among fathers.
Latinos are more likely to believe in the American dream, but most say it is hard to achieve
Hispanics are more likely than the general U.S. public to believe in the American dream – that hard work will pay off and that each generation is better off than the one prior.
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