National Adults
When thinking about the U.S. economy, which statement comes closer to your view:
The worst is yet to come The worst is behind us Unsure
Row % Row % Row %
National Adults 45% 49% 6%
Registered Voters 45% 50% 5%
Party Identification^ Democrat 23% 74% 3%
Republican 64% 30% 5%
Independent 46% 47% 6%
Tea Party Supporters^ 72% 23% 5%
Political Ideology^ Liberal 24% 71% 5%
Moderate 41% 55% 4%
Conservative 59% 35% 6%
Region Northeast 42% 54% 5%
Midwest 50% 47% 4%
South 48% 43% 9%
West 38% 57% 5%
Income Less $50,000 49% 43% 8%
$50,000 to just under $100,000 45% 51% 5%
$100,000 or more 33% 64% 3%
Education Not college graduate 51% 43% 7%
College graduate 36% 58% 6%
Age Under 45 48% 46% 6%
45 or older 43% 50% 7%
Age 18 to 29 50% 44% 6%
30 to 44 46% 48% 5%
45 to 59 44% 49% 7%
60 or older 42% 52% 6%
Race White 48% 47% 5%
African American 29% 63% 8%
Latino 47% 45% 8%
Gender Men 44% 49% 7%
Women 45% 49% 6%
Interview Type Landline 45% 48% 7%
Cell Phone 45% 50% 4%
McClatchy-Marist Poll National Adults: Interviews conducted March 20th through 22nd, 2012, N=1080 MOE +/- 3.0 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.
^National Registered Voters: N=846 MOE +/- 3.5 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.