Americans Want More Action Against Opioid Crisis
By more than a four-to-one margin, Americans say the nation’s problem with opioid drugs is getting worse, not better – and they don’t think President Joe Biden is doing enough to stop it.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 44% of American Adults believe the opioid drug crisis has gotten worse over the past year. Just 10% think it’s gotten better, while 29% say the opioid problem has stayed about the same. Another 16% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on July 18-19, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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