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Public’s Positive Economic Ratings Slip; Inflation Still Widely Viewed as Major Problem

2024-05-24 03:00:17

Majorities of both Republicans and Democrats remain fearful about the state of the country.

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1. Views of the nation’s economy

2024-05-24 03:00:18

Fewer than a quarter of Americans (23%) currently rate the country’s economic conditions as excellent or good, while 36% say they are poor and about four-in-ten (41%) view conditions as “only fair.” While positive ratings of the economy have slowly climbed since the summer of 2022, there has been a slight drop since the start of […]

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2. Top problems facing the U.S.

2024-05-24 03:00:19

Inflation and the affordability of health care top the public’s list of the biggest problems facing the country, with 62% of Americans describing inflation as a very big problem and 60% saying this about health care costs. Narrower majorities say that partisan cooperation (57%), drug addiction (55%) and gun violence (53%) are very big problems […]

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Acknowledgments

2024-05-24 03:00:20

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals: Research team Carroll Doherty, Director, Political ResearchJocelyn Kiley, Associate Director, Political ResearchBaxter Oliphant, Senior ResearcherHannah Hartig, Senior ResearcherGabe Borelli, Research AssociateAndrew Daniller, Research AssociateJoseph Copeland, Research AnalystTed Van Green, Research AnalystAndy Cerda, Research AssistantShanay Gracia, Research Assistant Communications and […]

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Methodology

2024-05-24 03:00:20

The American Trends Panel survey methodology Overview The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in […]

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Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in the U.S.

2024-05-23 23:55:53

64% of Americans live within 2 miles of a public electric vehicle charging station, and those who live closest to chargers view EVs more positively.

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Acknowledgments

2024-05-23 23:55:55

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals: Primary Researchers Samuel Bestvater, Computational Social ScientistSono Shah, Associate Director, Data Labs Research Team Aaron Smith, Director, Data LabsEileen Yam, Director, Science and Society ResearchAlec Tyson, Associate Director, Science and Society ResearchBrian Kennedy, Senior ResearcherAthena Chapekis, Data Science AnalystEmma […]

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Appendix A: Regression analyses

2024-05-23 23:55:55

The following table details the results of a series of statistical models predicting various measures related to people’s attitudes toward electric vehicles from a set of explanatory variables, or predictors. These models can be interpreted as estimating the effect of proximity to charging infrastructure on these outcomes of interest, while controlling for other factors related […]

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Methodology

2024-05-23 23:55:56

American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in both English […]

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Appendix B: Vehicle-to-charger ratios for each state

2024-05-23 23:55:56

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