National Adults
Has the higher cost of food at the supermarket put a great deal of strain on your family budget, a moderate amount, not very much, or no strain at all?
A great deal A moderate amount Not very much No strain at all
Row % Row % Row % Row %
National Adults 20% 47% 18% 15%
Registered Voters 19% 48% 17% 16%
Party Identification^ Democrat 20% 45% 18% 16%
Republican 19% 46% 17% 18%
Independent 16% 53% 16% 14%
Tea Party Supporters^ 27% 54% 9% 9%
Political Ideology^ Liberal 13% 49% 19% 19%
Moderate 16% 49% 17% 18%
Conservative 24% 47% 17% 13%
Region Northeast 18% 52% 12% 17%
Midwest 16% 59% 15% 9%
South 23% 41% 21% 15%
West 19% 40% 22% 19%
Income Less $50,000 26% 50% 16% 8%
$50,000 to just under $100,000 15% 49% 18% 18%
$100,000 or more 9% 40% 21% 30%
Education Not college graduate 24% 51% 17% 8%
College graduate 14% 42% 19% 24%
Age Under 45 14% 47% 24% 15%
45 or older 23% 48% 14% 15%
Age 18 to 29 10% 56% 29% 5%
30 to 44 19% 38% 18% 25%
45 to 59 26% 41% 18% 14%
60 or older 18% 58% 9% 15%
Race White 18% 50% 16% 15%
African American 17% 35% 25% 23%
Latino 31% 41% 24% 4%
Gender Men 20% 42% 19% 19%
Women 19% 52% 17% 11%
Interview Type Landline 20% 48% 18% 15%
Cell Phone 19% 47% 19% 15%
McClatchy-Marist Poll National Adults Split Sample: Interviews conducted March 20th through 22nd, 2012, N=539 MOE +/- 4.5 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.
^National Registered Voters: N=428 MOE +/- 5.0 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.