Taking the American Pulse

Available Data Themes

  • Employment: What type of work respondants do, and changes or loss of work during the pandemic.
  • Spending: How the pandemic has impacted spending habits and economic pressures of everyday expenses.
  • Food: Access and availability of food, particularly for children and families, and the availability of food.
  • Housing: Likelihood of foreclosure or eviction and how caught up households are on payments.
  • Education: How the pandemic has changed plans to pursue education, access to remote and online learning, and other education changes.
  • Childcare: Changes in childcare availability and use of child tax credits.
  • Health: Questions about mental health and emotional well-being, accessibility or delays of medical care, and overall health.
  • Social Security: Receipt of social security or related benefits.

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