Sci research is strongly in favor of benefits
Variable: balpos
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Science
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Now for another type of question. People have frequently noted that scientific research has produced benefits and harmful results. Would you say that, on balance, the benefits of scientific research have outweighed the harmful results, or have the harmful results of scientific research been greater than its benefits?
A. Would you say that the balance has been strongly in favor of the benefits, or only slightly?

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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Strongly in favor
2 Slightly in favor
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
871 618 302 505 520 621 531
390 382 144 187 303 369 320
23 15 16 16 11 17 10
1 5 7 11 1 8 9
3225 1003 1575 1255 1703 1852 1478
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 5212
Missing cases 57254