Welfare
Variable: natfare
Module:
Core
Subject:
Federal Government
,
Spending
,
Split Ballots
,
United States
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money, or about the right amount. First (READ ITEM A) . . . are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount on (ITEM)?
K. Welfare

Year Availability
Available in 30 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Too little
2 About right
3 Too much
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
297 328 347 199 188 199 196 496 341 116 139 162 156 162 174 148 166 130 189 217 221 282 279 331 380 251 234 197 250 316
365 471 423 335 351 382 378 491 446 162 246 244 176 226 228 232 261 198 359 373 498 531 502 475 515 349 338 333 372 477
770 623 635 895 910 892 827 779 743 193 334 294 236 297 318 255 280 428 900 804 598 518 533 554 539 355 408 427 602 592
65 59 79 64 75 56 62 91 64 13 30 26 30 24 42 35 39 40 54 45 62 72 41 40 48 48 33 38 49 47
7 3 6 6 6 3 5 3 5 6 2 4 5 9 6 4 10 3 6 2 2 6 3 1 2 1 1 3 1 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 983 783 740 1216 763 769 698 761 807 1484 1463 1451 1408 1407 1411 3026 1019 1030 976 1264 1430
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 34367
Missing cases 28099