Would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can’t be too careful dealing with people?

Field work dates: 18 June 2000 - 4 October 2010
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 5 polls

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Results for: Would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can’t be too careful dealing with people?
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
4 October 2010
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 September 2009
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
21 January 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
17 December 2004
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
4 November 2000
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
Most people can be trusted38%53%54%55%46%
Can't be too careful in dealing with people62%47%46%45%54%

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Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted, or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people?

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