December Tue, 2022
Majority of New Jerseyans Support Expanding Medicare to All U.S. Residents
New Jerseyans largely support expanding Medicare to provide basic health care coverage to every U.S. resident, regardless of age or employment status, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
November Wed, 2022
N.J. Poll Finds Residents’ Wellbeing, Demographics Shape Perceptions of Health Inequities
In New Jersey—one the healthiest, wealthiest, most diverse states—residents with greater privilege and access to opportunities not only lead healthier lives but also are less likely to acknowledge that systemic factors including racism and discrimination contribute to poor health. A recent poll among about 2,500 New Jerseyans by the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at Rutgers University for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) reveals significant differences in perceptions of health equity. Just as a combination of personal experiences, race, gender, income, education, location, and other factors determine health in New Jersey, so too do they influence public awareness and perception of health inequities and their causes.
October Fri, 2022
On 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, New Jerseyans Believe in Climate Change, See It as a Threat and Are Concerned About Its Effects
As the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches and more than a year out from Hurricane Ida, the vast majority of New Jerseyans believe the Earth’s climate is changing, see it as a serious threat to the state, and are concerned about the effects of changing climate conditions on various aspects of life, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton poll.
October Mon, 2022
Majority of New Jerseyans Support Inflation Reduction Act but Don’t Think It Will Help Their Family Finances
New Jerseyans are cutting back on spending amidst rising prices, and while two-thirds support the Inflation Reduction Act, nearly the same number don’t think the legislation will be helpful to them personally, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll.