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Survey: SHOH23

Question:
Now I'd like to ask some general questions about America's scientists and the kind of work they do. First, I want to ask a very broad question about why do scientists conduct research. What do you think is their biggest motive for doing research?

Answers: ( respondents)
1 To Increase Knowledge/Discovery/Find Out Things 67%
2 To Make Money 22%
3 Because They Enjoy It 4%
4 Other Response 7%

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    NOTE: The number of respondents to an individual question may vary from the number of respondents to the entire survey, as some items are restricted based on previous answers. The poll has an overall 4 percentage point margin of error, although the margin increases when examining attitudes among smaller groups within the survey. The margin for women only, for example, is 6 percent.