Social security
Variable: natsoc
Module:
Core
Subject:
Aged
,
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)?
M. Social Security

Year Availability
Available in 21 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
1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
493 794 810 1046 772 826 667 774 693 1371 1388 1578 1626 1618 1772 1835 1206 1126 1048 1353 1690
344 586 519 570 553 562 538 580 686 1221 1066 903 897 920 778 891 608 677 683 906 922
85 101 90 110 81 66 76 60 113 205 224 177 131 123 152 138 112 145 146 152 144
46 46 37 74 61 73 70 81 99 151 163 161 157 99 103 124 93 91 94 124 108
21 7 14 19 14 10 21 22 15 44 63 13 6 5 7 4 4 5 3 3 3
484 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1518 0 0 0 0 0
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 42527
Missing cases 19939