Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20229
 
1Do you think women in the military should? Or should not? Be allowed to serve in combat roles?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyMilitary/veteran
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Should59%55%63%68%55%52%59%**61%42%49%71%57%48%65%70%62%59%
Should Not36%41%30%26%39%44%38%**31%57%46%24%40%43%32%25%32%37%
Not Sure5%4%7%6%6%4%4%**8%1%5%5%3%9%3%5%6%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%39%25%47%4%40%8%36%37%21%38%36%18%42%57%
 
 
2The Pentagon is expected to lift the military's ban on women serving in combat. Do you agree? Or disagree with this decision?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyMilitary/veteran
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Agree52%52%52%53%55%47%52%**52%50%39%64%50%44%58%54%56%49%
Disagree39%41%37%37%37%45%40%**39%44%54%28%39%44%37%41%35%42%
Not Sure9%7%11%10%8%8%8%**10%5%7%7%12%13%5%5%9%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%39%25%47%4%40%8%36%37%21%38%36%18%42%57%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.