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2024Q1 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020Q3 In general, to what extent do you think the work that scientists do benefits you? 5 2024 202402080044
2024Q1 , 2023 , 2022 Should scientists consider it part of their job to inform the public about their research and its impact on society? 3 2024 202402080065
2024Q1 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020Q3 How important is it for scientists to inform elected officials about their research and its impact on society? 5 2024 202402080045
2024Q1 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020Q3 , 2018 , 2017 , 2016 Can you name a living scientist? 8 2024 202402080042
2024Q1 , 2023Q4 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2018 , 2017 , 2016 Can you name any institution, company, or organization where medical or health research is conducted? 8 2024 202402080068
2023Q4 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020Q3 , 2017Q2 , 2016 , 2015 In thinking about threats to your health, how important is it that elected officials at all levels listen to advice from scientists? 7 2023 202310130023
2022 , 2021 , 2016 In thinking about threats to your health, how important is it that elected officials at all levels listen to advice from public health professionals? 3 2022 202201010056
2022 How important is it for candidates running for Congress to have a basic understanding of issues that involve science and technology? 1 2022 202201010067
2023 , 2021 , 2020Q3 , 2018 How important is it for scientists to inform the public about their research and its impact on society? 4 2023 202301210163
2023 How much do you, personally, know about science? 1 2023 202301210159
2024Q1 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020Q3 In general, do you think the work that scientists do benefits all, most, some, very few people, or none in this country? (choose one) 5 2024 202402080043
2023 To the best of your knowledge, would you say that science and technology research in the U.S. is conducted in all 50 states? 1 2023 202301210190
2024Q1 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2018 , 2017 , 2016 , 2015 To the best of your knowledge, would you say that medical or health research in the U.S. is conducted in all 50 states? 8 2024 202402080085
2024Q1 , 2023 , 2018 , 2017 Do you agree or disagree that scientists SHOULD play a major role in shaping policy for each of the following: 4 2024 202402080057
2018 How important is it that candidates for Congress have a science advisor? 1 2018 201801260011
2018 How important is it for scientists to inform elected officials about their research and its impact on society 1 2018 201801260012
2014 How important would you say it is that elected officials and candidates at all levels listen to advice from scientists about better ways to combat disease and disabilities? 1 2014 201401170001
2014 How well informed would you say you are about the positions of your senators and representative when it comes to their support of medical and scientific research? 1 2014 201401170002
2014 How important is it for you to know whether your candidates for Congress are supportive of medical and scientific research? 1 2014 201401170003
2014 In general, do you believe scientists effectively communicate the impact of their work on the nation's health and the economy? 1 2014 201401170005
2014 What is the name of the government agency that funds most of the medical research paid for by taxpayers in this country? 1 2014 201401170015
2023Q4 , 2017Q2 How important is it for scientists to inform elected officials and the public about their research and its impact on society? 2 2023 202310130024
2022Q3 How knowledgeable would you say you are about brain health research? 1 2022 202208130070
2020Q3 How much would you say you know about science? 1 2020 202008210001
2020Q3 Have you tried to get any information about science in the past 30 days? 1 2020 202008210002
2020Q3 Would you like to know more about science? 1 2020 202008210003
2020Q3 Which one of the following best describes what you feel when you hear the word 'science'? 1 2020 202008210004
2020Q3 Which one of the following best describes what you feel when you hear the word 'technology'? 1 2020 202008210005
2020Q3 Can you name any institution, company or organization where scientific research is conducted? 1 2020 202008210099
2020Q3 To the best of your knowledge, would you say that research in the U.S. is conducted in all 50 states? 1 2020 202008210100
2020Q3 How important is it that elected officials at all levels listen to advice from public health officials? 1 2020 202008210106
2016Q2 How well do you think candidates running for President listen to and understand the health concerns of people like you? 1 2016 201606100018
2016Q2 How well do you think candidates running for Congress listen to and understand the health concerns of people like you? 1 2016 201606100019
2016Q2 To the best of your recollection, in the last 30-60 days, have you heard any of the candidates for President discuss medical research? 1 2016 201606100020
2016Q2 To the best of your recollection, in the last 30-60 days, have you heard any of the candidates for Congress discuss medical research? 1 2016 201606100021
2016Q2 How important is it for you to know whether your candidates for Congress believe the government should invest more in medical research? 1 2016 201606100022
2016Q2 In your view, how important is it for the next President to assign a high priority to putting health research and innovation to work to assure continued medical progress? 1 2016 201606100023
2016Q2 In your view, how important is it for the next Congress to assign a high priority to putting health research and innovation to work to assure continued medical progress? 1 2016 201606100024
2016Q2 In your opinion, which candidate is most supportive of medical research conducted by the public and private sector to find new cures for disease? 1 2016 201606100025
2024Q1 In thinking about threats to your health, how important is it that elected officials and candidates listen to advice from scientists? 1 2024 202402080082
2024Q1 , 2023 Some people say that patients should have more of a voice in determining health research priorities. In general, which statement most closely matches your view? 2 2024 202402080095
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