The Roper Center collection contains public opinion data on an extremely wide range of topics. Topics at a Glance offers users prepared iPOLL and dataset searches, issue briefs, featured dataset descriptions, and charts and graphics on some of the most popular subject areas.

More resources on personal health, healthcare, and overall health from the archive.

Interpretive analysis

Public attitudes about Mental Health

Public Attitudes about Mental Health

Mental health care in the U.S. underwent significant changes over the past decade. New regulations mandated increases in mental health ...
hospitals

Public Confidence in Local Hospitals

Where We Live - WNPR by Lydia Brown (John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show) It’s been just ...
Ebola virus

The Public and Ebola: What the Polls Say

The news stories now follow a familiar pattern: an outbreak of a new and frightening disease on another continent, the ...
Person standing on a scale

The Public’s Perception of the Obesity Epidemic

Obesity has been called a major health crisis and a national epidemic. Health authorities, including prominent spokespeople like Michelle Obama ...
brain

This Is Your Brain on Poverty

Where We Live - WNPR by John Dankosky, Tucker Ives, Lydia Brown & Catie Talarski WNPR News Guests discuss the ...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Series Updated

The Kaiser Health Tracking Series is conducted monthly to gain the public's views on the US health care system.  The ...
Employers perspectives on health insurance market

Employers Perspectives on the Health Insurance Market

New health care legislation affects small business owners in unique ways.  They deal first-hand with the potential fiscal and staffing ...

2014 Kaiser Family Foundation Poll – ACA and the Supreme Court

After the Affordable Care Act was passed, the Supreme Court dealt with the case of for-profit companies providing birth control ...

Data Set Released for “Medication Adherence in America: A National Report Card 2013″

The Roper Center is pleased to announce the release of the dataset for the National Community Pharmacists Association's Medication Adherence in America: A National ...

2004 ABC News/Time Magazine Obesity Poll

Around 35% of American adults are obese, and the 2004 ABC News/Time Obesity poll tackles some of the topics surrounding ...

Charts & graphics