From the daily archives: Sunday, December 2, 2007

A new Gallup Poll finds that “Republicans are significantly more likely than Democrats or independents to rate their mental health as excellent.”

Fifty-eight percent of Republicans report having excellent mental health, compared to 43% of independents and 38% of Democrats. This relationship between party identification and reports of excellent mental health persists even within categories of income, age, gender, church attendance, and education.

Keep in mind that the respondants self reported here. They didn’t take some kind of mental health test and they weren’t analyzed by psychologists.

Mark over at WMD thinks Republicans self-reported having “excellent mental […]

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