Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20342
 
1Should it be legal or illegal for teenagers 14 and older to receive mental health counseling or therapy without their parents being notified?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParentParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Parent OYounger Not a PaRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalPortlandRest of
Legal35%34%37%35%30%42%33%32%39%39%**15%26%33%36%41%31%53%22%14%50%45%36%34%
Illegal51%56%46%54%47%49%55%51%51%50%**71%38%53%51%45%54%38%65%76%39%36%51%51%
Not Sure14%9%18%11%23%9%13%17%10%11%**14%36%14%12%15%15%9%13%11%11%19%13%15%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%25%26%31%18%51%49%82%2%9%7%64%14%22%28%30%33%25%39%17%63%37%
 
 
2Should it be legal or illegal for teenagers 14 and older to receive counseling or therapy for drug or alcohol addiction without their parents being notified?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParentParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Parent OYounger Not a PaRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalPortlandRest of
Legal42%36%48%40%36%48%43%38%46%42%**32%50%42%21%54%38%50%36%18%54%60%41%44%
Illegal53%63%43%50%61%48%54%56%50%51%**68%50%55%57%44%60%45%57%79%43%24%56%49%
Not Sure5%1%9%10%3%4%3%6%4%6%**0%0%3%21%2%3%6%7%3%3%16%3%8%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%25%26%31%18%51%49%82%2%9%7%64%14%22%28%30%33%25%39%17%63%37%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.