National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted April 2-3, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
severe is poverty in the
2* Compared to 10 years ago, are more people or less people living in poverty today? Or is the level of poverty about the same?
3* How effective are government programs designed to help people get out of poverty?
current government programs increase the level of poverty in
5* Does the government spend too much or too little on poverty programs, or is the level of spending about right?
6* Is it too easy or too hard to qualify for welfare in the
7* Are food stamps too hard to get in this country, too easy to get or is the level of eligibility about right?
8* Should the government require those who receive food stamps to work?
9* If immigration laws were enforced, would there be less
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence