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MIAMI (CBSMiami) —  Americans are divided on President Barack Obama’s overall job rating, according to a new poll.

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The CBSNews/ New York Times poll released Tuesday showed 46 approve of the president’s actions as he begins his last year in office while 47% disapprove.

While about 52 percent think the president’s performance has been what they expected, nearly a third say it has been worse and more than half say the country is off on the wrong track.

Despite the overall outlook on the president’s performance,  62% of Americans are in favor of his recent executive actions on gun control but 49% believe it was within his authority to take action.

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The poll results come as President Obama is set to give his last State of the Union address Tuesday at 9 p.m. (EST)

The president’s approval rating has hovered in the low to mid-40s for most of his second term.

Compared to past two-term presidents, President Obama’s job approval rating is high than George W. Bush’s was at a similar point in his presidency but lower than Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan.

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The president’s State of the Union address will be streamed online Tuesday at 9 p.m. Check back to watch it here.