The most important issue among 2010 Oregon Republican Primary Voters , by a wide margin, is the economy followed by the deficit. However, there are significant differences among demographic groups below the surface.
The top issues of 2010 Oregon Republican Primary Voters are largely determined by income. The economy is by far the top issue among all group, higher, middle, and lower incomes.
Middle incomes, $30,000 to $75,000, are the most concerned with the economy among all groups and overwhelmingly above the next issue.
Higher income, $75,000 plus, place the deficit a closer second. Education also breaks into the double digits.
Lower income, $30,000 and under, place a set of issues, health care, the deficit, the Afghan War, and social issues, all at about the same level.
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2. Health care
6. Other [VOL.]
7. Don’t know
The survey consisted of 400 live telephone interviews of likely 2010 Oregon Republican Primary voters completed each of April 26-28, 2010 and May 10-12, 2010.The margin of error at the sample median for each survey was 5 percent. Likelihood based on a turnout model that includes vote history, gender, age, and region.
The Tree diagram was constructed using CHAID (Chi-Squared Automatic Interaction Detection). It is a method used to explore crosstabulated data.