Government Assistance Survey Statistics at Survelum Public Data Bank

Data collected: 5 survey responses
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Background Information

What is your age?

Under 15Data Graph (0; 0%)What is your age?  - Stats Chart
15-20Data Graph (2; 40%)
21-25Data Graph (2; 40%)
26-30Data Graph (0; 0%)
31 or olderData Graph (1; 20%)

What is your gender?

FemaleData Graph (3; 60%)What is your gender?  - Stats Chart
MaleData Graph (2; 40%)
OtherData Graph (0; 0%)

What is your race/ethnicity?

African AmericanData Graph (2; 40%)What is your race/ethnicity? - Stats Chart
Asian AmericanData Graph (0; 0%)
Causasian AmericanData Graph (3; 60%)
Hispanic AmericanData Graph (0; 0%)
Native AmericanData Graph (0; 0%)
OtherData Graph (0; 0%)

If "other" to previous question, then please specify.

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Government Assistance

Government welfare assistance harms society.

Not CheckedData Graph (0; 0%)Government welfare assistance harms society.  - Stats Chart
Yes, assistance makes people dependent and/or lazyData Graph (0; 0%)
Yes, assistance builds people's hopes to expect more from governmentData Graph (0; 0%)
Yes, assistance does not create wealth and stable jobsData Graph (0; 0%)
No, assistance helps those experiencing hard times or calamities not of their own choosingData Graph (5; 100%)
No, assistance builds a sense of citizenship among all AmericansData Graph (0; 0%)
No assistance answers a moral imperative to help those less fortunate than youData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

Who do you think the main recipients of government welfare assistance are?

Not CheckedData Graph (0; 0%)Who do you think the main recipients of government welfare assistance are? - Stats Chart
Corporations receiving government subsidiesData Graph (1; 20%)
Poor African AmericansData Graph (0; 0%)
Poor Asian AmericansData Graph (0; 0%)
Poor Caucasian AmericansData Graph (0; 0%)
Poor Hispanic AmericansData Graph (0; 0%)
Poor Native AmericansData Graph (0; 0%)
Physically disabled personsData Graph (0; 0%)
Children of poor parentsData Graph (1; 20%)
Single mothers and their children.Data Graph (3; 60%)

Most welfare recipients between the ages of 25-29 and have been on welfare for less than 2 years are non-black adults.

Strongly agreeData Graph (0; 0%)Most welfare recipients between the ages of 25-29 and have been on welfare for less than 2 years are - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (3; 60%)
NeutralData Graph (1; 20%)
DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Strongly disageeData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 20%)

For which reason do many Americans look down upon recipients of government welfare assistance?

Not CheckedData Graph (0; 0%)For which reason do many Americans look down upon recipients of government welfare assistance?  - Stats Chart
Recipients are generally cheats, lazy people, or losersData Graph (4; 80%)
Recipients are incapable of being productive peopleData Graph (0; 0%)
Recipients are generally poor, uneducated peopleData Graph (1; 20%)

Welfare programs must aid people in need who do not meet all the requirements to be on welfare.

Strongly agreeData Graph (0; 0%)Welfare programs must aid people in need who do not meet all the requirements to be on welfare.  - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (2; 40%)
NeutralData Graph (0; 0%)
DisagreeData Graph (3; 60%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

The poverty level, presently $20,000 annual income for a family of four, needs to be lowered so that fewer people can apply for welfare.

Strongly agreeData Graph (0; 0%)The poverty level, presently $20,000 annual income for a family of four, needs to be lowered so that - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (0; 0%)
NeutralData Graph (1; 20%)
DisagreeData Graph (3; 60%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (1; 20%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

A lowered poverty level will change the distribution of government welfare assistance.

Strongly agreeData Graph (2; 40%)A lowered poverty level will change the distribution of government welfare assistance.  
 - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (2; 40%)
NeutralData Graph (0; 0%)
DisagreeData Graph (1; 20%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

Government welfare assistance provides people with long term solutions to poverty.

Strongly agreeData Graph (0; 0%)Government welfare assistance provides people with long term solutions to poverty.  - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (0; 0%)
NeutralData Graph (0; 0%)
DisagreeData Graph (2; 40%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (3; 60%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

Which programs could replace existing programs such as welfare and WIC?

Not CheckedData Graph (0; 0%)Which programs could replace existing programs such as welfare and WIC?
 - Stats Chart
Aid and funding for dependent childrenData Graph (3; 60%)
Faith based initiativesData Graph (0; 0%)
Private organizationsData Graph (0; 0%)
local and state governmentsData Graph (0; 0%)
Job training programData Graph (2; 40%)

Government welfare assistance is the answer to poverty in America.

Strongly agreeData Graph (0; 0%)Government welfare assistance is the answer to poverty in America.  
 - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (0; 0%)
NeutralData Graph (0; 0%)
DisagreeData Graph (4; 80%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 20%)

Poor families should own their own homes.

Strongly agreeData Graph (1; 20%)Poor families should own their own homes. - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (1; 20%)
NeutralData Graph (2; 40%)
DisagreeData Graph (1; 20%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

Most poor households own the following.

StereoData Graph (3; 60%)Most poor households own the following.  - Stats Chart
Microwave ovenData Graph (2; 40%)
DiswasherData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 20%)
All of the aboveData Graph (1; 20%)

Select what you think is one of the main causes of children living in poverty in America.

Absent fathersData Graph (4; 80%)Select what you think is one of the main causes of children living in poverty in America. - Stats Chart
Foster careData Graph (0; 0%)
Lack of government assistanceData Graph (0; 0%)
AbandonmentData Graph (1; 20%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 20%)

Which do you consider a feature of poverty?

Inadequate housingData Graph (1; 20%)Which do you consider a feature of poverty?   - Stats Chart
Material hardshipData Graph (0; 0%)
Low incomeData Graph (1; 20%)
Inability to provide basic survival needs for oneself and/or one's familyData Graph (1; 20%)
All of the aboveData Graph (4; 80%)

9.6% of poor families live in:

HousesData Graph (1; 20%)9.6% of poor families live in:  
 - Stats Chart
ApartmentsData Graph (0; 0%)
Mobile homesData Graph (0; 0%)
SheltersData Graph (1; 20%)
"Welfare" hotelsData Graph (0; 0%)
In their own carsData Graph (0; 0%)
Do notData Graph (2; 40%)
'Welfare' hotelsData Graph (1; 20%)

Do you believe that public welfare:

Not CheckedData Graph (0; 0%)Do you believe that public welfare:  - Stats Chart
Is a burden on hardworking taxpayersData Graph (0; 0%)
Provides help to those in needData Graph (1; 20%)
Gives people an excuse not to workData Graph (0; 0%)
Should be abolished because people constantly abused the systemData Graph (0; 0%)
Is a good program, but needs to be improvedData Graph (4; 80%)
Is useless, does not help anyoneData Graph (0; 0%)
Minimizes the number of people who otherwise be engaged in criminal activitiesData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

The government's job is to supply welfare assistance to everyone who needs it.

Not CheckedData Graph (0; 0%)The government`s job is to supply welfare assistance to everyone who needs it.  - Stats Chart
Yes, the government's job is to serve the publicData Graph (1; 20%)
Yes, but to serve only the deserving poorData Graph (4; 80%)
No, everyone is responsible for one's own or one's family's well-beingData Graph (0; 0%)
No, higher taxes will resultData Graph (0; 0%)

At least a third of the homeless population is comprised of families with children.

Strongly agreeData Graph (2; 40%)At least a third of the homeless population is comprised of families with children.  - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (3; 60%)
NeutralData Graph (0; 0%)
DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (0; 0%)

What affect does government welfare assistance have on minorities?

Not CheckedData Graph (0; 0%)What affect does government welfare assistance have on minorities?  

 - Stats Chart
No effectData Graph (0; 0%)
Reinforces stereotypesData Graph (3; 60%)
Encourages minorities to be lazyData Graph (0; 0%)
Assistance is necessaryData Graph (1; 20%)
Shows commitment to reverse racial disparitiesData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 20%)

More than a majority of poor people eligible for housing assistance actually receive it.

Strongly agreeData Graph (0; 0%)More than a majority of poor people eligible for housing assistance actually receive it.   - Stats Chart
AgreeData Graph (1; 20%)
NeutralData Graph (0; 0%)
DisagreeData Graph (3; 60%)
Strongly DisagreeData Graph (0; 0%)
Do not knowData Graph (1; 20%)
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