Social Distancing Up, Public Mask Wearing Common

Social Distancing Up, Public Mask Wearing Common

The number of U.S. adults practicing strict social distancing is on the rise while most are wearing masks inside stores and businesses, according to two reports published by Gallup in mid-December. Gallup’s Nov. 16-29 survey results, published Dec. 11, revealed that...
Who Can You Trust?

Who Can You Trust?

Every year, the Gallup organization takes a poll of Americans with regard to which professions they deem to be the most honest and ethical – that is, who is worthy of our trust. In 2019, for the 18th straight year, nurses topped the poll, and by a wide margin....
Sharp Drop in Affirmation of Civil Rights Progress

Sharp Drop in Affirmation of Civil Rights Progress

A sharp drop in U.S. adults who see progress in civil rights for Black Americans has taken place in the past four years, according to a Gallup report published Sept. 9. Respondents were asked to answer the following question: “Thinking back over your lifetime, how do...
Organized Religion: 5th in US Confidence Index

Organized Religion: 5th in US Confidence Index

Organized religion ranked fifth out of 16 institutions surveyed by Gallup in its annual confidence index, according to a report published Aug. 12. With 42% of U.S. adults saying they have a “great deal” (25%) or “quite a lot” (17%) of confidence, organized religion...