"... 3 percent of voters trust the federal government to do the right thing almost all the time, while 12 percent say they trust it most of the time..."
This same poll found that women are more likely to approve of Obama than men: 49 pct of women approve of the president (45 pct disapprove), while only 40 pct of men approve (54 pct disapprove).
This gender gap is familiar and longstanding:
The Pew Research Center’s news consumption surveys have consistently measured greater attentiveness to news about politics and economics among men than among women.... In the current poll , men on average answer more questions correctly than women (6.0 for men vs. 4.6 for women).
& in 2012:
For more than a decade, women have been more likely than men to favor an active role for government.
You too can be counted in some of these stats by taking the Pew Research NEWS QUIZ at http://www.pewresearch.org/quiz/the-news-iq-quiz/. They've dumbed it down quite a bit over the years; it's almost all picture identification questions now, an insult to intelligents.