Cuban Research Institute
Institute for Public Opinion Research
Center for Labor Research and Studies
Florida International University

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Preliminary results, FIU/Cuba Poll



10 year comparison percents based on totals that exclude "don't know" responses

Spreadsheet with the counts and percentages: 10yr.xls.

 

below are percentages based on total that excludes "don't know"

 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Within 1 year

35.2%

54.2%

38.1%

20.9%

13.8%

9.9%

in 2 to 5 years

44.1%

34.3%

39.5%

36.0%

32.4%

34.0%

in 6 to 10 years

5.9%

4.0%

6.1%

12.0%

18.4%

12.1%

over ten years

4.0%

2.5%

5.0%

6.2%

13.9%

15.1%

never

10.8%

5.0%

11.3%

24.9%

21.6%

28.9%

             
             
             
             

ESTABLISH NATIONAL DIALOG?

           
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

22.4%

31.1%

22.5%

20.9%

29.7%

34.4%

Mostly Favor

17.4%

18.2%

20.5%

19.6%

21.9%

17.2%

Mostly Oppose

6.4%

8.1%

3.4%

6.9%

13.9%

11.8%

Strongly Oppose

45.8%

31.1%

40.7%

41.9%

34.6%

36.6%

Not with Fidel/Raul

8.0%

11.5%

12.9%

10.7%

0.0%

0.0%

             
             
             
             

TIGHTENING THE EMBARGO?

           
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

73.8%

78.1%

73.3%

74.0%

78.2%

62.4%

Mostly Favor

12.8%

8.9%

11.5%

9.4%

0.0%

0.0%

Mostly Oppose

5.8%

5.4%

5.7%

4.8%

21.8%

37.6%

Strongly Oppose

7.6%

7.0%

9.5%

11.2%

0.0%

0.0%

Not with Fidel/Raul

0.0%

0.5%

0.0%

0.6%

0.0%

0.0%

             
             
             

SUPPORT US INVASION OF CUBA?

           
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

49.3%

39.9%

47.6%

47.8%

51.6%

49.4%

Mostly Favor

13.3%

13.3%

12.5%

10.8%

13.9%

11.0%

Mostly Oppose

12.2%

11.2%

9.6%

11.2%

14.2%

10.0%

Strongly Oppose

25.2%

34.5%

30.3%

29.9%

20.3%

29.6%

Not with Fidel/Raul

0.0%

1.1%

0.0%

0.2%

0.0%

0.0%

             
             
             
             
             
             

SUPPORT EXILE INVASION

           
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

62.0%

60.8%

60.3%

59.0%

55.5%

55.5%

Mostly Favor

14.3%

11.6%

12.5%

14.2%

15.8%

13.5%

Mostly Oppose

9.0%

8.7%

7.9%

8.2%

13.7%

9.6%

Strongly Oppose

14.7%

18.0%

19.2%

18.4%

14.9%

21.4%

Not with Fidel/Raul

0.0%

0.9%

0.0%

0.2%

0.0%

0.0%

             
             
             
             
             
             

SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP INSIDE OF CUBA?

       
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

74.6%

75.4%

74.7%

77.6%

73.9%

79.9%

Mostly Favor

15.7%

15.5%

15.7%

14.2%

18.3%

14.7%

Mostly Oppose

2.3%

2.0%

2.4%

2.3%

3.2%

1.9%

Strongly Oppose

5.2%

3.9%

4.9%

3.8%

4.6%

3.5%

Not with Fidel/Raul

2.2%

3.1%

2.3%

2.2%

0.0%

0.0%

             
             
             
             

ALLOW MEDICINE SALES TO CUBA?

         
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

   

30.6%

36.4%

29.0%

44.3%

Mostly Favor

   

19.3%

25.3%

26.6%

21.8%

Mostly Oppose

   

7.8%

7.5%

11.9%

6.6%

Strongly Oppose

   

33.2%

26.1%

32.6%

27.4%

Not with Fidel/Raul

   

9.2%

4.6%

0.0%

0.0%

             
             
             
             

ALLOW FOOD SALES TO CUBA?

           
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

   

15.3%

16.9%

21.1%

38.4%

Mostly Favor

   

8.1%

11.4%

19.3%

17.9%

Mostly Oppose

   

9.6%

11.6%

16.7%

8.9%

Strongly Oppose

   

54.8%

53.4%

43.0%

34.8%

Not with Fidel/Raul

   

12.2%

6.6%

0.0%

0.0%

             
             
             
             
             
             

ALLOW UNRESTRICTED TRAVEL TO CUBA?

         
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Strongly Favor

31.3%

34.0%

22.6%

21.8%

 

52.8%

Mostly Favor

14.0%

15.8%

17.8%

15.0%

 

0.0%

Mostly Oppose

5.8%

5.1%

5.1%

8.9%

 

47.2%

Strongly Oppose

40.7%

34.3%

45.5%

49.2%

 

0.0%

Not with Fidel/Raul

 

10.8%

9.1%

5.1%

 

0.0%

             
             
             
             

IF DEMOCRATIC CHANGE OCCURS WOULD YOU RETURN TO LIVE?

     
 

Mar-91

Oct-91

Jun-93

Mar-95

Jun-97

Oct-00

Very Likely

16.6%

18.8%

17.9%

16.3%

14.3%

21.9%

Some What Likely

11.8%

13.3%

11.4%

13.4%

15.0%

17.0%

Not Very Likely

18.0%

16.0%

19.3%

18.5%

18.7%

19.1%

Not at all Likely

53.6%

52.0%

51.4%

51.8%

52.1%

42.0%