65% See Overeating As Bigger Problem for Americans Than Not Enough Food
30% Think Hunger A Very Serious Problem in America
67% Think Too Many Americans Dependent On Government
Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted September 5-6, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How serious a problem is hunger in the United States today?
2* Is hunger becoming more of a problem or less of a problem in America, or is it staying about the same?
3* Does the government do enough to make sure Americans have enough to eat?
4* Which is a bigger problem in America today – that Americans eat too much or that they don’t eat enough?
5* Have you or any member of your family ever had to go without food because of a lack of money?
6*Are you currently living in poverty?
7* Are you personally dependent upon government financial aid?
8* Are there too many Americans dependent on the government for financial aid or not enough? Or is the level of dependency about right?
9* Do you live in a city, a suburb, or a rural area?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence