41t. I often don't have enough money to make ends meet

Total

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total Agree 4344504851535443----40--36----3539------44--42----48
Total Disagree 5555495248464456----59--62----6360------54--55----51

Party

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Republican Agree 3434403440454639----28--28----2426------29--30----36
Republican Disagree 6465596558545260----71--70----7574------68--68----63
Democrat Agree 4851565258605844----48--43----4146------49--50----54
Democrat Disagree 4948434841404155----51--56----5752------49--47----46
Independent Agree 4443524953525542----39--36----4044------47--40----48
Independent Disagree 5456475046474457----60--63----5955------51--57----51

Sex

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Male Agree 4143514545495040----37--28----3239------40--40----43
Male Disagree 5756485554504959----62--71----6759------58--57----56
Female Agree 4546505056565845----42--44----3938------48--43----51
Female Disagree 5353494942434054----57--54----6060------50--54----47

Age

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
18-29 Agree 4951555458545849----42--38----3437------46--44----47
18-29 Disagree 4849434541454151----57--62----6662------54--56----53
30-49 Agree 4547544952545743----41--39----3942------44--42----49
30-49 Disagree 5353455047454355----58--59----6057------54--56----51
50-64 Agree 3539444346525144----42--34----3237------44--44----50
50-64 Disagree 6360555653474656----58--66----6662------54--53----48
65+ Agree 3535423742474532----30--32----3335------44--39----43
65+ Disagree 6363576355505166----68--66----6361------52--57----55

Generation

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Greatest Agree 3334393842474136------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 6565606154515562------------------------------------
Silent Agree 4241484347525242----41--32----3136------46--39----44
Silent Disagree 5658505652474558----59--67----6762------50--56----54
Boomer Agree 4648535153555744----42--37----3741------45--44----49
Boomer Disagree 5252464946454255----58--61----6258------54--54----50
Gen X Agree ------5558545749----41--38----3943------42--41----50
Gen X Disagree ------4441454251----58--61----6056------55--57----50
Millennial Agree --------------------------------26------48--45----47
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------72------52--54----53

Race

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
White Agree 3841454448495240----39--34----3333------40--37----40
White Disagree 6058545651494659----61--65----6665------58--61----58
Black Agree 6570716775766460----55--50----5553------61--62----65
Black Disagree 3329273323233640----44--49----4545------39--37----35
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------61------60--52----72
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------36------37--44----28

Education

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
College Grad Agree 2126332231313323----21--15----1823------21--17----25
College Grad Disagree 7774667869686676----79--84----8077------78--81----74
Some College Agree 4037444048474840----38--37----3232------40--43----46
Some College Disagree 5863555951515159----61--62----6866------59--56----53
HS Grad or Less Agree 5052575859626551----48--45----4650------59--56----64
HS Grad or Less Disagree 4847414239373348----51--53----5348------39--41----34

Income

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Low Agree 6771717877787765----63--64----6566------71--73----75
Low Disagree 3129282121212235----36--35----3132------25--24----24
Lower-middle Agree 5254535763596145----49--50----4451------62--53----65
Lower-middle Disagree 4545454336403754----51--48----5648------38--44----34
Upper-middle Agree 3338483939474841----34--35----2830------38--37----41
Upper-middle Disagree 6562516161535258----66--64----7270------60--63----58
Upper Agree 2020332722262818----18--14----1212------17--17----20
Upper Disagree 7880657278747182----82--85----8888------81--82----80

Religious Preference

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 40465043--515541----42--33----3538------39--36----44
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 58534957--484357----58--66----6361------59--63----55
White Mainline Protestant Agree 36384446--485140----38--37----3027------44--38----42
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 62605554--514859----62--60----6972------54--58----56
White Catholic Agree 3940434246515042----33--27----3333------36--38----36
White Catholic Disagree 5859575753484758----66--72----6765------62--60----63
Unaffiliated Agree 39395949524960------35--------3641------44--43----40
Unaffiliated Disagree 56604151455039------62--------6258------55--55----58