Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #19162
 
1The Transportation Security Administration is in charge of security at America's airports. Is your opinion of the TSA favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or do you have no opinion of the TSA?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasSoutheasWestern
Favorable28%22%34%33%20%31%26%27%29%28%6%22%**28%35%20%21%26%38%31%26%24%
Unfavorable29%43%16%32%40%23%19%35%21%27%68%28%**33%22%32%39%28%20%33%27%20%
Neutral31%27%34%19%29%37%41%24%39%31%20%39%**31%37%25%29%40%26%24%38%37%
No Opinion12%9%16%16%10%9%14%13%11%14%7%11%**9%5%23%11%6%15%12%9%19%
Total100%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%30%24%28%17%54%46%81%5%8%5%42%31%23%37%27%27%53%29%17%
 
 
2In general, are the passengers who board America's commercial airlines screened ... too thoroughly? Not thoroughly enough? Or is the screening just right?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasSoutheasWestern
Too Thoroughly29%36%21%29%28%30%25%29%28%29%6%28%**29%28%29%39%22%22%25%32%34%
Not Thoroughly Enough18%22%15%16%24%18%16%19%17%15%47%43%**19%19%16%20%16%19%22%14%15%
Just Right46%35%57%49%43%44%50%46%46%49%43%28%**47%50%41%34%56%57%46%50%42%
Not Sure7%7%7%5%5%8%9%5%8%7%5%0%**4%3%14%8%6%2%7%4%9%
Total100%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%30%24%28%17%54%46%81%5%8%5%42%31%23%37%27%27%53%29%17%
 
 
3Would relaxed security at America's airports make it easier to sabotage an airplane? Or would relaxed security make no difference?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasSoutheasWestern
Easier To Sabotage62%59%64%52%69%68%60%59%65%59%59%84%**71%60%49%64%60%56%62%55%71%
Make No Difference21%32%11%20%19%24%21%20%23%25%2%11%**24%13%25%28%23%11%18%27%20%
Not Sure17%9%25%28%12%9%19%21%13%17%39%5%**5%27%26%8%16%33%20%18%9%
Total100%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%30%24%28%17%54%46%81%5%8%5%42%31%23%37%27%27%53%29%17%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.