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JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: RACIAL, SOCIOECONOMIC, AND POLITICAL DIVERSITY IN THE GARDEN STATE

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (October 2, 2019) – Though New Jersey is one of the most diverse states in the nation, not all residents experience its diversity within their own neighborhoods, according to the latest results from the Rutgers-Eagleton/Fairleigh Dickinson University polling partnership. While most New Jerseyans … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 2, 2019, in Diversity, Racism, Social class

JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: MOST NEW JERSEYANS PERCEIVE NO SCHOOL SEGREGATION

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (August 6, 2019) – More than 80 percent of New Jerseyans say their local school districts include a good mix of races and ethnicities, and just 14 percent say their local schools are segregated, despite research that has found high levels of segregation … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 26, 2019, in Education, Racism, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Segregation

JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: NEW JERSEYANS ARE MOVING BEYOND MOST, BUT NOT ALL, STEREOTYPICAL GENDER VIEWS

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (August 6, 2019) – New Jerseyans perceive women as being more emotional and men as more aggressive, but other views on gender have evolved, according to the latest poll results from the Rutgers-Eagleton/Fairleigh Dickinson University Polling partnership. The joint poll asked New Jerseyans … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 6, 2019, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: ONE IN FOUR HOUSEHOLDS HAVE A MEMBER WHO HAS TAKEN PRESCRIPTION PAIN RELIEVERS IN PAST YEAR, VIRTUALLY ALL RESIDENTS BELIEVE OPIOID USAGE IS A PROBLEM IN NEW JERSEY

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (July 17, 2019) – Nearly a quarter of New Jerseyans (23 percent) say they or a family member have taken a prescription opioid painkiller in the past 12 months, according to a joint Rutgers-Eagleton/Fairleigh Dickinson University poll in collaboration with the Rutgers Center … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 17, 2019, in Opioids, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: LITTLE EVIDENCE OF A DIGITAL DIVIDE IN NEW JERSEY, DEMOCRATS MORE OPINIONATED ONLINE

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (June 13, 2019) – Most Garden State residents have the technological tools and ability to surf the World Wide Web, and the hours they spend online are often used for voicing their opinions and discussing political and community issues. A joint Rutgers University … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 13, 2019, in Internet, Technology

JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: 80 PERCENT OF NEW JERSEYANS ARE HAPPY

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (June 6, 2019) – Garden Staters may complain about the high cost of living in New Jersey, but overall, they’re pretty happy. A joint survey from Rutgers University and Fairleigh Dickinson University finds that eight-in-ten New Jersey residents describe things in their life … Read more …

Posted at 8:00 am June 6, 2019, in Happiness

EIGHT IN 10 NEW JERSEYANS KNOW SOMEONE DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

New Brunswick, N.J. (May 13, 2019) – Eight in ten New Jerseyans say that they know someone who has been diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, which was conducted in collaboration with the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence at Rutgers University. Sixty-eight percent know an ASD-diagnosed child outside … Read more …

Posted at 9:31 am May 13, 2019, in Autism, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS CONCERNED BUT LACK KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (April 25, 2019) – Two-thirds of New Jerseyans are concerned about the impact that climate change will have on them, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll conducted in collaboration with the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance at Rutgers University. Thirty-seven percent say they are “very concerned” … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 25, 2019, in Climate change, Environment, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MANY NEW JERSEYANS FEAR BEING SHOT, BUT DON’T SEE GUN VIOLENCE AS BIG PROBLEM IN THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITY

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (April 24, 2019) – Half of New Jersey residents fear they or someone they know will become a victim of gun violence, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll conducted in collaboration with the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research at Rutgers University. Twenty-three percent are very … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 24, 2019, in Gun Control, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MOST NEW JERSEYANS HAVE CONSIDERED BUT NOT PLANNED FOR END-OF-LIFE WISHES

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (April 16, 2019) – In advance of National Health Care Decisions Day on April 16, a new poll shows that six in 10 New Jerseyans (61 percent) have given a great deal or at least some thought to their wishes for medical care towards the end … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 2019, in New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute