How well elected official know risk by nuclear power
Variable: polnuke
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Environment
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Here’s another public issue: nuclear power. Nuclear power uses the energy of the atom to generate electricity. some people say that nuclear power is a safe option to meet the energy needs of the United States without burning fossil fuels such as coal, oil, or natural gas. Others are concerned about potential risks in the operation of nuclear plants and about the disposal of nuclear waste. Please look at Card E13. (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 the likely effects of using nuclear power to generate electricity?
A. Elected officials (How well elected officials know risk by nuclear power?)

Year Availability
Available in 1 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Very well
2
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5 Not at all
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2010
21
46
145
158
66
23
7
1578
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 436
Missing cases 62030