Affirmative Action | YouGov Poll: April 12-18, 2022

April 21, 2022, 7:12 PM GMT+0

Results, interactive data, and methodology on Americans' attitudes toward affirmative action, from an April 12-18, 2022 YouGov survey


Toplines: Results among U.S. adult citizens for every question

Tables: Results for every question, broken down by attributes such as race, age, gender, and political party

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Who responded: 1,000 U.S. adult citizens

How: Online

When: April 12-18, 2022

How the sample was weighted: According to gender, age, race, and education based on the 2018 American Community Survey, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as news interest and 2020 Presidential vote (or non-vote)

Margin of error: Approximately 3% for the overall sample

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Survey team

Linley Sanders

Taylor Orth

Ian Davis

Carl Bialik

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