How well elected officials understand stem cells
Variable: scpol
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Science
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Here is another public issue: research that uses human embryonic stem cells. These are cells from human embryos that can develop into many different types of tissue. Some say that cells taken from human embryos are uniquely valuable in medical research. Others say that the same discoveries can be made without destroying living embryos. Please look at Card B6. (On a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means “Very Well” and 5 means “Not at All”), how well do the following groups understand stem cell research?
C. Elected Officials

Year Availability
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Very well
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5 Not at all
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2010
30 16
59 32
310 164
258 139
210 97
58 22
3 5
3582 1569
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1315
Missing cases 61151